In this blog for nurses, Chunhu Shi, a nurse and lead author of a Cochrane Overview, shares what the latest evidence tells us about support surfaces for managing pressure ulcers, and what we still don’t know.
In this blog, three Cochrane review authors share the latest evidence on dressings and topical agents for pressure ulcers.
Sarah Chapman puts the spotlight on the evidence around pressure ulcer management and the implications for everyday nursing practice and future research
Established practices may be so familiar that they aren’t questioned. They should be. We consider this here in an area of everyday nursing practice, pressure ulcer management, but hope this will be read in the context of other areas of healthcare.
The poor state of the evidence on antibiotics and antiseptics for wounds.
Which dressing is best? Can the evidence help us choose wisely?
A look at some Cochrane evidence on preventing and managing pressure ulcers and reflections on nursing practice
With no good evidence that using risk assessment tools helps prevent pressure ulcers, should we be using them?