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Acknowledgements


This document was adapted with permission from the South West Regional Wound Care Program - Section F.3.1-8: Treatment Based on Etiology: Pressure Ulcers (2011) South West Regional Wound Care Toolkit by the Waterloo Wellington Wound Care Clinical Practice Collaborative, August 2014.

Please note that for clarity, we have cited the Best Practice Recommendations for clinical interventions from the

  • RNAO Clinical Best Practice Guidelines for the Risk Assessment and Prevention of Pressure Ulcers1 and the Assessment and Management of Stage I- IV Pressure Ulcers2, and show our resources as responses to these recommendations.
  • Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (2005). Risk assessment and prevention of pressure ulcers. (Revised). Toronto, Canada: Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario. Updated 2011.
  • Keast D.H. , Parslow, N. Houghton, PE., Norton,L. and Fraser, C. (2006) Best Practice Recommendations for the Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers: Update 2006. Wound Care Canada 4(1):R19-29

Pressure Ulcers


  1. Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (2005). Risk assessment and prevention of pressure ulcers. (Revised). Toronto, Canada: Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario. Updated 2011.
  2. Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario. (2007). Assessment and Management of Stage I to IV Pressure Ulcers (Revised). Toronto, Canada: Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario.

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