Pressure Injuries and Ulcerations

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There are now 6 pressure injury classifications. Pressure injuries may never heal if the patient is failing to consume adequate food and fluids to maintain body functions and assist tissue growth.

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Pressure injuries may never heal if the patient is failing to consume adequate food and fluids to maintain body functions and assist tissue growth.

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Jan Rice
Jan Rice is a Registered Nurse with many years of experience in surgical nursing. Jan is a member of the Venous Leg Ulcer Guideline Implementation sub-committee and the Pressure Injury Guidelines Development sub-committee. Jan obtained a Masters in Wound Care in 2009 and runs a wound clinic in a large Metropolitan General Practice — Ashwood Medical. Through her own business, Jan has been acting as a consultant to over 80 aged care facilities and a resource for Divisions of General Practice and surgeons within Victoria. Jan is an author of a book chapter on wound healing and has been a volunteer with Interplast since 1983. In 2006, she was awarded Fellowship to the Australian Wound Management Association.
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Hazel Sia
18 Feb 2020
Wound management is imperative to know and understand to give above and beyond patient care for my future patients.
Heather Bement
21 Feb 2020
Very detailed and informative.
Phina Okoronka
19 Mar 2021
This resource is very informative and detailed
Tara Avina
04 Apr 2022
Enrolled Nurse
Jan Rice is a fantactic wound nurse and reading this article has reinforced what she has taught me on the job while I was working in aged care and she was assessing reidents in my care.
Brittany McDaniel
23 Feb 2020
Great information for first semester nursing students.
Sandra Nelson-Williams
29 Sep 2020
Good learning Well explained Easy to follow Increased my knowledge
Kimheang Sao
02 Aug 2021
Very good resource for the different types of pressure injury
Kathryn lange
03 Sep 2020
Very informative and I liked that examples of dressings was included.
Karen Gailey
22 Jun 2021
Very relevant to my current practice. While there is information I already know about managing wounds there is gaps in my knowledge I was able to fill
Lance Dean
21 Feb 2021
A good baseline learning activity. Relevant also expansive education. Key factors expanding on my existing knowledge.
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