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What have tissue viability services learnt from the coronavirus pandemic?

22 FEBRUARY 2021

Tissue viability services have faced considerable challenges during the coronavirus pandemic. This article explores how services have adapted and the lessons learnt for the future.

https://www.nursingtimes.net/clinical-archive/tissue-viability/what-have-tissue-viability-services-learnt-from-the-coronavirus-pandemic-22-02-2021/

New global guidelines for preventing pressure ulcers in patients receiving respiratory support.

20 December 2020

New global guidelines for preventing pressure ulcers and other complications in patients receiving respiratory support have now been issued. The work has been coordinated by Dimitri Beeckman, visiting professor at Örebro University, in cooperation with Anika Fourie at Ghent University, Belgium.

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2020-12-global-guidelines-pressure-ulcers-patients.html

Parkinson’s and prevention of pressure ulcers.

23 April 2019

On World Parkinson’s awareness day, this blog looks at the risk factors of developing pressure ulcers in this resident group.

https://oska.uk.com/journal/how-do-we-prevent-heel-ulcers-d2wst