A guide to the treatment of pressure ulcers from Grade 1 to Grade 4
Pressure ulcers | Gill Wicks
Pressure ulcers are costly, debilitating and painful. However, through effective risk assessment the nurse is encouraged to plan effective interventions to remove or reduce the risk of pressure ulcer development. The grading of the pressure ulcer is an important aspect of care since it establishes the extent of tissue damage and helps to guide management choices in the at-risk patient.