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Understanding the risk of pressure ulcers when sitting in adults What does it mean for me and my carers? Seating guidelines for people, carers, health and social care professionals

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posted on 13.03.2018 by Melanie Stephens, Carol Bartley
Costs for the prevention and management of pressure ulcers have increased significantly and there is limited published advice from health and social care organisations on seating and preventing pressure ulcers. At the request of the UK Tissue Viability Society the aim of the video was to develop a practical guide for people, carers and health and social care professionals on how the research and evidence base on pressure ulcer prevention and management can be applied to those who remain seated for extended periods of time. The official guidelines can be found on the Tissue Viability Society Website

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