Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario

Purpose & Scope

  • The purpose of this guideline is to assist nurses with the provision of evidence-based quality care to those adults at risk for developing pressure ulcers and to manage Stage I pressure ulcers
  • The panel recommends the use of the RNAO nursing best practice guideline Assessment and Management of Stage I to IV Pressure Ulcers (2002b) in conjunction with this guideline
Clinical Management
Risk Assessment and Prevention of Pressure Ulcers
Background Information