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Journal of Community Nursing (JCN) | January 2010

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Preventing heel ulceration

Preventing heel ulceration
Wound Management

Pages: 8 - 11

Article topics: Financial implications, Pain & quality of life, Pressure, shear & friction forces, Wound Care

Dr Karen Ousey gives an overview of the prevention and aetiology of heel pressure ulcers

Dr Karen Ousey PhD, RGN is a Principal Lecturer, Department of Nursing & Health Studies, University of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

Article accepted for publication: October 2009