Released in November 2012, the 254-page, 24 chapter monograph, titled Pressure Ulcers: Prevalence, Incidence and Implications for the Future was authored by 27 experts from the NPUAP and invited authorities and edited by NPUAP Alumna Dr. Barbara Pieper. It focuses on pressure ulcer rates from all clinical settings and populations, rates in special populations, a review of pressure ulcer prevention programs, and a discussion of the state of pressure ulcers in America over the last decade.
• Have you seen your pressure ulcer rates increase? Why?
• Have local and national efforts helped reduce pressure ulcer incidence and prevalence?
• Are you an expert on deep tissue injury?
• Are you familiar with new evidence specific to device-related pressure ulcers?
The Prevalence & Incidence Monograph is available for purchase through the NPUAP Online Store in both hard copy and e-version formats. Individual chapters are also available for purchase.