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Advances in pressure ulcer management in Brazil

Eline Borges, Flavia Ercole, Tania Chianca
29 August 2011

<p>This article describes the development of pressure ulcer knowledge and management in Brazil. Recent studies have shown that pressure ulcers are a significant problem in Brazil, and several local and international organisations have recognised the important role nurses play in prevention and care. As a result, nursing education and resources have improved and evaluating the risk and occurrence of pressure ulcers has become a method of establishing indicators of quality care in Brazil.</p>

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