CG7

Pressure relieving devices (CG7) (replaced by CG179)

  • Clinical guidelines CG7
  • Issued: October 2003
    • Pressure relieving devices: the use of pressure relieving devices for the prevention of pressure ulcers in primary and secondary care

      This guidance has been replaced by CG179 Pressure ulcers

      The NICE clinical guideline on pressure relieving devices makes recommendations about how the risk of developing a pressure ulcer can be assessed and how pressure ulcers can be prevented by using devices designed to reduce pressure.

      This page was last updated: 23 April 2014

    • Guideline formats

      Query

      Guideline review

      Review decision date: May 2011

      Review decision: 

      The guideline should be amalgamated with the update of CG29 Pressure ulcers: the management of pressure ulcers in primary and secondary care, under a single scoping process.


      This guideline is currently being updated. Further information can be found on the pressure ulcers guideline in development page.

       

Implementation tools and resources

  • None available

Patient

The summary of the key recommendations in the guidance written for patients, carers and those with little medical knowledge and may be used in local patient information leaflets.

Quick Reference Guide

The quick reference guide presents recommendations for health professionals

NICE Guideline

The published NICE clinical guideline, contains the recommendations for health professionals and NHS bodies.

Full Guideline

The published full clinical guideline for specialists with background, evidence, recommendations and methods used.

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