Buy this Article for $7.95

Have a coupon or promotional code? Enter it here:

When you buy this you'll get access to the ePub version, a downloadable PDF, and the ability to print the full article.

Authors

  1. Baranoski, Sharon MSN, RN, CWOCN, APN, DAPWCA, FAAN

Abstract

PURPOSE: To provide the practitioner with updated information about pressure ulcers and their management.

 

TARGET AUDIENCE: This continuing education activity is intended for physicians and nurses with an interest in better understanding the scientific principles governing pressure ulcer development and treatment.

 

OBJECTIVES: After reading this article and taking this test, the participant should be able to:

 

1. Discuss the etiology and assessment of pressure ulcers.

 

2. Describe treatment options for pressure ulcers.