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2003/057 NICE relieves the pressure: launch of clinical guideline on the use of pressure-relieving devices for the prevention of pressure ulcers

The National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) has today issued a clinical guideline on pressure ulcer risk management and prevention, including the use of pressure-relieving devices, for the prevention of pressure ulcers in primary and secondary care within the NHS in England and Wales. Today's guideline, which incorporates the existing NICE clinical guideline on pressure ulcer risk assessment and prevention first published in 2001, outlines best practice for health professionals caring for individuals who are vulnerable to or at risk of developing pressure ulcers.

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