This EWMA Document provides an update on the controversies and hopes published in the 2013 document: Antimicrobials and Non-healing Wounds. Evidence, Controversies and suggestions. The aims are to: Highlight current knowledge regarding the use of antimicrobial agents, particularly in nonhealing wounds Discuss new information and progress in this field since 2013 Offer recommendations for future actions Provide […]
Although great strides have been made to tackle hospital-acquired pressure ulcers (HAPUs), there is a need for greater recognition of device-related pressure ulcers (DRPUs), including their causes, management and prevention. This consensus statement, an updated second edition, aims to continue raising awareness of these largely preventable injuries and, crucially, to stimulate action.