Pressure Ulcer Prevention & Management

Using resources from organisations, including the TVS Corporate Sponsors and Industry Partners, the table below is the latest information available for Pressure Ulcer prevention and management.

3M+KCIPressure ulcer (PU) category guideClick here for more information
Bradford Teaching HospitalsAdvice for staff on preventing pressure ulcers while wearing PPEClick here to view the video
British Association of Critical Care Nurses (BACCN)Patient Positioning (Critical Care Patients): ProneClick here for more information
British Journal of NursingIV Therapy Supplement - Article on the use of sutureless, adhesive securement devices in vascular access. Contains useful information that would help secure urinary catheters and prevent pressure ulcersClick here for more information
ConvaTecTime is Pressure Pocket GuideClick here for more information
Facing DisabilityHow to prevent pressure ulcers - a guide for wheelchair usersClick here for more information
Faculty for Intensive Care MedicineGuidance for: Prone Positioning in Adult Critical CareClick here for more information
Frontier Medical GroupProne KitClick here to find out more
Ghent University HospitalThe Skin Integrity Research Group (SKINT) share an article on how to care for skin for patients in the prone positionClick here to read the article in full
Journal of Wound CareDevice-related pressure ulcers: SECURE preventionClick here for more information
NHS England & NHS ImprovementPressure ulcer prevention guidance when nursing patients in the prone positionClick here for more information
Skin care during proning checklistClick here for more information
NPIAP (National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel)Pressure Injury Prevention Tips for Prone PositioningClick here for more information
NSWOC (Nurses Specialised in Wound, Ostomy, Continence Canada)Best Practice Recommendations for Skin Health Among Critically Ill PatientsClick here for more information
TVN TVPressure ulcer prevention during COVID-19 Click here for more information
Wounds InternationalTen top tips: preventing pressure ulcers under face masksClick here for more information

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Documents compiled and provided with thanks to EPUAP, NHS Improvement and NHS England, 3M+KCI, ConvaTec, Frontier, Mark Allen Group and Wounds UK