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This free-to-view video, the first in a series of six produced by TVN2gether for STOP Pressure Ulcer Day 2020, explains how to assess patients’ risk of pressure ulcers.
Two expert tissue viability nurses discuss:
- What we mean by pressure ulcer risk assessment;
- When and how to assess risk;
- Common risk factors for pressure ulceration.
Carole Young, lead TVN at Cambridge University Hospital and associate lecturer at Anglia Ruskin University.
Sarah Masterson, tissue viability clinical nurse specialist, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.