Resources

In this RESOURCES section, you will find information on Educational and Clinical Resources, Research References, and NPUAP White Paper and Position Statements.

Educational and Clinical Resources include a sample pressure ulcer nursing curriculum; NPUAP Prevention and Treatment slide sets for purchase; support surface terms and definitions; staging/category definitions and illustrations; a slide set on shear forces; NPUAP-EPUAP International Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Treatment Guidelines with a free Quick Reference Guide download; information on the NPUAP 2012 Prevalence & Incidence Monograph; the PUSH Tool; and archived webinars previously presented.

Research References include support surface standards and support surface testing standards on envelopment and micro climate.

NPUAP White Papers are available on such topics as nutrition, pain, avoidable vs. unavoidable ulcers, Deep Tissue Injury, and Staging.

NPUAP Position Statements are available on wound measurement, mucus membrane pressure ulcers, pressure ulcers with exposed cartilage, and reverse staging.