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Editorial: Nurse judgement is vital when assessing ulcers

VOL: 103, ISSUE: 15, PAGE NO: 35Eileen ShepherdDipN, RGN, Editor, Chronic Wound ManagementAs a nursing student I was allocated to a ward, where on your first day the sister told you in no uncertain terms that patients did not get pressure ulcers on her ward. Her belief was so strong that no one dared to tell her about grazes or blisters or discoloured skin for fear of the consequences.

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