The "Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcer / Wounds: Quick Reference Manual 2019" developed by the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel, National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel and Pan Pacific Pressure Injury Alliance was translated into Turkish by "Acıbadem University" and published on the EPUAP website.

The Turkish translation of the Manual was made by the Vice-Dean of Acıbadem University Faculty of Health Sciences Assist. Prof. Dr. Berna Eren, its medical and technical revisions was done by Acıbadem University Vice-Rector Prof. Zeynep Güven, Assoc. Prof. Dr.Gülşen Tükenmez Demirci from Acıbadem University, School of Medicine the Department of Dermatology and Venereal Diseases, and Acıbadem Health Group Cardiovascular Surgery and Wound Care Specialist Assoc. Prof. Dr. Emre Özker.

The Manual contains a comprehensive review and evaluation of the best evidence available during the literature review regarding the evaluation, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of pressure sores; It provides recommendations for appropriate clinical practice to be carried out by qualified healthcare professionals, based on their own clinical evaluation of each case, taking into account the patient's personal preferences and available resources.

For the Turkish version of the manual click

Last Updated At: 02/02/2021
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