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NPUAP Pressure Injury Stages

National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel | NPUAP Pressure Injury Stages

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The term “pressure injury” replaces “pressure ulcer” in the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel Pressure Injury Staging System according to the NPUAP. The change also more clearly describes pressure injuries to both intact and ulcerated skin.

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Care Settings: All Care Settings

Clinical Focus: Pressure Ulcer Management

Content Type: Journal Articles