Pressure ulcers: how big is the problem?
- Global burden of pressure ulcers, and factors that drive their development
- Prevalence rates in different healthcare settings
- Common locations on the body for pressure ulcers
Take other related Pressure Ulcer Prevention e-learning courses
What are pressure ulcers?
Topics: How pressure ulcers are defined and classified Risk factors and the mechanisms that cause pressure ulcers Superficial vs. deep tissue injury
Prophylactic use of dressings
Topics: Clinical consensus on using dressings for pressure ulcer prevention What the ideal prevention dressing should look like Clinical and health-economic evidence proving the efficacy of dressings for pressure ulcer prevention
Pressure ulcer prevention strategies
Topics: Need for a prevention solution Specific prevention strategies that could be included in a solution