EWMA Conference 2017

POSITIONING PATIENTS WITH PRESSURE ULCERS

Session Objectives

In this the workshop we will be given an explanation of the effects of positioning on wounds while lying, sitting and transfers. We want to provide information using a case study of the risks that have different positions and movements on wounds.

We show how we assess the risks and which method, which choices we make and what kind of materials we use to reduce the risks.  With the intention  that lying or sitting  does not stand in the way of  wound healing.