NQF releases framework for preventing, managing pressure ulcers

Noting the “unacceptable rates” at which pressure ulcers occur in health care facilities, the National Quality Forum (NQF) has released an evidence-based draft framework for assessing the prevention and management of pressures ulcers at both the facility and practitioner levels across the continuum of care.

Click here for the draft framework. 

(SOURCE: National Quality Forum, http://qualityforum.org, accessed April 22, 2009)