A new guideline updates a previous version of the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society's Guideline for Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers, which was released in 2003. The major recommendations are categorized under assessment, prevention, and treatment. The guidelines address the potential benefits and harms of implementing the recommendations. Physical therapists are listed as intended users of the guidelines, available through the National Guideline Clearinghouse.
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