How much do you know about pressure injuries? A pressure injury, a term used interchangeably with pressure sore and pressure ulcer, is an injury that affects areas of the skin and underlying tissue.
Find out more about pressure injuries on these Physiopedia pages Pressure ulcers and Guidelines on Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers a great page created by Sibylie Dayman as part of the Physiopedia wheelchair course. The page covers advice on training and clearly defines the responsibilities of the physiotherapist and line managers when dealing with individuals at risk of pressure injuries. The page also includes a wonderful free resource that can be downloaded and customised for your service. It is well worth a read so grab a cup of coffee, find a quiet corner and have a look at these great pages.