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References


*European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (EPUAP) in 1998

*CARE- Science and Practise (Has now become the TVS Journal) March 1988 Vol 6 No.1 - The Waterlow card for the prevention and management of pressure sores: towards a pocket policy.

*Nursing Times June 22 1988 Vol 84 No.25 - Prevention is cheaper than cure.

*Professional Nurse February 1991 - A policy that protects - The Waterlow pressure sore prevention/treatment policy.

*Nursing Times March 15 1995 Vol 9 No.11 - Recording risk factors - Nurses are responsible for identifying a patient at risk of pressure sores.

*Care of the Critically Ill May/June 1995 Vol 11 No.3 - Pressure sores and their management - Risk assessment in the Intensive Care Area.

*Nursing Times July 17 1996 Vol 92 No.29 - Pressure sore assessments - Uses and limitations of standard pressure sore classification and risk assessment systems.

*British Journal of Theatre Nursing October 1996 Vol 6 No.7 - Operating Table. The root cause of many pressure sores - Looking at the operating theatre environment as a precursor of pressure sore development.

*British Journal of Community Health Nursing 1997 Vol 2 No.2 - Practical use of the Waterlow Tool in the Community.

*Paediatric Nursing July 1997 Vol 9 No.6 - Pressure sore risk assessment in Children - a multi-centred study involving 300 children looking at the possibility of developing a risk assessment tool similar to the adult Waterlow card.

*Paediatric Nursing May 1998 Vol 10 No.4- Pressure sores in children: Risk assessment - the need for risk assessment and documentation is discussed.

*Nursing Times February 18 1998 Vol 94 No.7 - the history and use of the Waterlow card - explanation of the background and the development of the Waterlow Card and outlines its current use in all areas of care.

*Claire Martin - NT Plus (with Nursing Times)Sep.7th 2000 Vol 96 No.36 - A pressure damage prevention strategy.

*Journal of Wound Care Oct 2000 Vol 9 page 420 protecting the skin against urine and faeces.

*Nursing Times 2002 Vol 98 - The skin in 3 parts Nos 25, 26 & 27.

*Nursing Times 2005 Vol 101 No 11 - Identifying the characteristics of children with pressure ulcers.













 

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