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PI Risk Assessment: Limitations to Current Standard of Care
An overview of the pressure injury risk assessment tools currently available to the clinician, including skin and tissue assessment.

Evidence from systematic review work highlighting the complexities in identifying early onset pressure injuries in using these approaches, particularly in darker skin tones and the role of Sub Epidermal Moisture (SEM) in the early identification of pressure injury risk.



Professor Zena Moore, PhD, MSc, FFNMRCSI, PG Dip, RGN
Professor and Head of School of Nursing and Midwifery, RCSI and UMHS, Ireland