Research recommendation(s) from an individual piece of guidance
- Mepilex Border Heel and Sacrum dressings for preventing pressure ulcers
- Date issued:
Research recommendations coming out of this guidance
Research is recommended to address uncertainties about the claimed benefits of using Mepilex Border Heel and Sacrum dressings. This research should also explore issues such as:
- the incidence of heel and sacrum pressure ulcers in NHS acute care settings
- criteria for patient selection to reduce pressure ulcer incidence with Mepilex Border Heel and Sacrum dressings in addition to standard care.
NICE will consider reviewing this guidance when substantive new evidence becomes available.