About the webinar:
During this session we will consider and account for the importance of a combined approach to pressure injury prevention which encompasses the link to mobility, appropriate patient handling and repositioning techniques and the need to allocate support surface technologies according to clinical risk and individual need.
Challenges and risks
- Pressure ulcer/injury development and damage cascade
- Challenges associated with risk assessment and in identifying those individuals at risk at the bedside
- How imobility may lead to a pressure ulcer
- How the Covid-19 pandemic may increase the risk of pressure ulcer