Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers/Injuries: Clinical Practice Guideline

Evidence-to-Decision Frameworks

The frameworks are collated according to topic and provide the background summary of evidence underpinning recommendations in the guideline. They include interventions for which no recommendation was made. The frameworks are background work and have not been professionally edited.

The frameworks are copyright EPUAP/NPIAP/PPPIA and are NOT FOR REPRODUCTION.

  1. Risk Factors and Risk Assessment
  2. Skin and Tissue Assessment
  3. Preventive Skin Care
  4. Nutrition
  5. Repositioning and Mobilization
  6. Heel Pressure Injuries
  7. Support Surfaces
  8. Device Related Pressure Injuries
  9. Classification of Pressure Injuries
  10. Pressure Injury Assessment and Monitoring
  11. Pain Assessment and Treatment
  12. Wound Care
  13. Infection and Biofilms
  14. Wound Dressings
  15. Biological Dressings
  16. Growth Factors
  17. Biophysical Agents
  18. Surgery
  19. Prevalence and Incidence
  20. Implementation Considerations
  21. Health Professional Education
  22. Quality of Life