Pressure injury prevention and management in patients with BMI 30 and over

Pressure injuries (PIs) are a common hospital acquired complication and significant cause of preventable harm. Obesity, defined as a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 30 or over, affects 31% of Australians aged 18 and over. In older age groups, the prevalence of obesity is even higher. Research suggests that people with BMI of 30 and over are at increased risk …

Pressure injury risk assessment – ICU perspectives

Presented by the Monash Partners team and our valued wound care specialist presenters – Professor Carolina Weller, Ms Sarah Gervasoni and Ms Nova Sta Maria.