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What does PUAP stand for?

PUAP stands for Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel


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The situation has been highlighted as a major problem by the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel who have launched "Worldwide STOP Pressure Ulcer Day" on 16 November 2012.
The situation has been highlighted as a major problem by the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel who have launched "Worldwide STOP Pressure Ulcer Day" on 16 November 2012.
The first international guidelines for the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers are available for public comment, and a final version will be released in May, according to presenters at the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel.
Instituting pressure-relieving surfaces helps to prevent pressure ulcers in the OR and meets one of The Joint Commission's 2008 patient safety goals The National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel updated the staging system of a pressure ulcer--intended for those occurring over bony prominences--and added two categories to create a total of six.
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.