Skin Care and Pressure Ulcer Prevention

The function and biology of skin / What a pressure ulcer is / Causes of pressure ulcers / Risk factors of developing pressure ulcers / Waterlow charts and risk assessment / Common ulcer sites / Recognition of the early signs of pressure ulcer development / The different stages of pressure ulcers / Safeguarding and responsibilities / Skin care and pressure ulcer prevention / Equipment available for the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers.

Nicky Cheale