Do Not Do Recommendation

 
Do not routinely offer adults, neonates, infants, children and young people negative pressure wound therapy to treat a pressure ulcer, unless it is necessary to reduce the number of dressing changes (for example, in a wound with a large amount of exudate).

Do Not Do Recommendation Details

Recommendation:
Do not routinely offer adults, neonates, infants, children and young people negative pressure wound therapy to treat a pressure ulcer, unless it is necessary to reduce the number of dressing changes (for example, in a wound with a large amount of exudate).
Interventions:
Negative pressure wound therapy

Source guidance details

Guidance:
Pressure ulcers: NICE guideline (CG179)
Published date:
April 2014
Paragraph number:
1.4.13
Page number:
20

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