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National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panels Redefines Pressure Sores

The National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) serves as the authoritative voice for improved patient outcomes in pressure injury prevention and treatment through public policy, education and research. In a ruling made in April 2016, a pressure ulcer is now known as “pressure injury”. Definitions: Pressure Injury: A pressure injury is localized damage to the…

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