• UserPlease login to access the journal content.

Journal of Community Nursing (JCN) | July 2005

Back to journal

Death by pressure ulcer: being held to account when ulcers develop

Death by pressure ulcer: being held to account when ulcers develop
Wound Management

Pages: 26 - 29

Article topics: Litigation, Major health care expenditure, Pressure ulceration, Wound Care

Sylvie Hampton gives an overview of pressure ulceration and discusses how community nurses may be held to account when pressure ulcers develop.
Sylvie Hampton, MA BSc (Hons) DpSN RGN is a Tissue Viability Consultant, Eastbourne. Article accepted for publication: April 2005