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Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society-Wound Guidelines Task Force., et al.
Journal of wound, ostomy, and continence nursing : official publication of The Wound, Ostomy an.... Date of publication 2017 May 1;volume 44(3):241-246.
1. J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs. 2017 May/Jun;44(3):241-246. doi: 10.1097/WON.0000000000000321. WOCN 2016 Guideline for Prevention and Management of Pressure Injuries (Ulcers): An Executive Summary. Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society-Wound Guidelines Task Force. This article provides an executive summary of recommendations from the 2016 Guideline for Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers (Injuries) published by the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN). It presents an overview of the process used to update and develop the guideline, and lists the specific recommendations from the guideline for assessment, prevention, and treatment of pressure injuries. The guideline is a resource for physicians, nurses, therapists, and other healthcare professionals who work with adults who have/or are at risk for pressure injuries. The full text of the published guideline, which includes the available evidence supporting the recommendations and a complete reference list, is available from the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society, 1120 Rt 73, Ste 200, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054; Web site: www.wocn.org. Refer to the Supplemental Digital Content (http://links.lww.com/JWOCN/A38) associated with this article for a complete reference list for the guideline. The guideline has been accepted for inclusion in the National Guideline Clearinghouse (www.guideline.gov/). DOI: 10.1097/WON.0000000000000321 PMID: 28472816 [Indexed for MEDLINE]
Appears in following Topics:
Pressure Ulcers/Injuries - Introduction and Assessment
Pressure Ulcers/Injuries - Treatment
Pressure Ulcers/Injuries - Prevention
Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
Debridement