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Accountability and legal issues in tissue viability nursing

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  • H. Guy
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Original languageEnglish
JournalNursing Standard
Publication statusPublished - 2010


Avoidable pressure ulcers are being increasingly used as an indicator of substandard care. Healthcare professionals may have to account for their actions when a pressure ulcer occurs. This article highlights accountability and legal issues that nurses may encounter when Scaring for patients with wounds and, in particular, pressure ulcers.


Original article can be found at: Copyright RCN Publishing [Full text of this article is not available in the UHRA]

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