The NPUAP maintains this website to provide information of a general nature regarding the prevention and management of pressure ulcers (also known as bed sores). The NPUAP cannot provide medical advice to individuals. Individual circumstances and needs may differ; we encourage you to contact your local health care professionals to address your unique needs regarding the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers. Every reasonable effort is made to make sure the information on this website is current and accurate.
Please note: Members of the NPUAP are volunteers. Their ability to respond to individual questions is limited. Please search this website for answers to questions before submitting questions to us.