Knowledge of risk factors may not improve management

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6966.1436a (Published 26 November 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:1436
  1. Judith Nash,
  2. Philip Baragwanath,
  3. Robert A Salaman,
  4. Val Banks,
  5. Sue Bale,
  6. Keith G Harding
  1. Research fellow, Research fellow, Research fellow, Research nurse Director of nursing, Director, Wound Healing Research Unit, Department of Surgery, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff CF4 4XN.

    EDITOR,—Greater understanding of both the pathophysiology and the risk factors associated with pressure necrosis has led to the development of various scoring systems aimed at identifying patients at high risk. In their review of pressure sores R K Vohra and C N McCollum …

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