Do Not Do Recommendation

 
Do not offer subcutaneous or intravenous fluids specifically to prevent a pressure ulcer in adults, neonates, infants, children and young people with adequate hydration status for their development stage and clinical condition.

Do Not Do Recommendation Details

Recommendation:
Do not offer subcutaneous or intravenous fluids specifically to prevent a pressure ulcer in adults, neonates, infants, children and young people with adequate hydration status for their development stage and clinical condition.
Interventions:
Subcuteneous fluids, intravenous fluids

Source guidance details

Guidance:
Pressure ulcers: NICE guideline (CG179)
Published date:
April 2014
Paragraph number:
1.1.12
Page number:
13

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