Journal articlesWhat do we know about paediatric pressure ulcer risk assessment?

What do we know about paediatric pressure ulcer risk assessment?

14/03/17 | Assessment and diagnosis, Pressure Ulcers | Denis Anthony

This paper highlights the problems associated with pressure ulcers in children. Not only do pressure ulcers have poor outcomes in children, their management is expensive. While there are risk assessment scales for assessing the risk of pressure ulcers in children, little is known about which is the best tool or even if any of these tools are better than unaided clinical judgment.