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What does NPUAP stand for?

NPUAP stands for National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel

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The guidelines should not be overly prescriptive, and they should mirror accepted guidelines such as those from the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) and other organizations.
by Donna McMullen, RN, CWOCN, and Carolyn Corazza, RN, CWOCN RELATED ARTICLE: Important Definitions In February 2007, the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) newly defined a pressure ulcer as a "localized injury to the skin and/or underlying tissue usually over a bony prominence, as a result of pressure, or pressure in combination with shear and/or friction.
Involving more disciplines Every clinical discipline can play a role in wound prevention and management, Stresses Pam Unger, a certified wound specialist and partner in the Center for Advanced Wound Care in Redding, Pennsylvania, who serves as a liaison to the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel.