Current Management for the Prevention of Pressure Sores

  • Rosemary A. Crow
  • Michael Clark


The essence of prevention lies in identifying which patients are at risk of developing pressure sores, removing those factors which lead to tissue damage and monitoring progress of the patient’s condition. Success requires some means of identifying vulnerable patients, counteracting the source of damage through matching vulnerability to methods of treatment and ensuring that the care provided remains effective. These aspects in combination form the basis of a strategy to ensure that good practice reaches all who require care.


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