National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel (NPIAP)
The purposes of this National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel (NPIAP) Position Paper are to:
- Summarize the current NPIAP position regarding unavoidable pressure injuries.
- Examine the effects of the COVID-19 crisis on the scope of what is considered an unavoidable pressure injury.
- State the position of the NPIAP regarding determinations of unavoidable pressure injuries during the COVID-19 crisis.
- Renew the NPIAP call to collaborate on the development of criteria for the determination of unavoidable pressure injuries in acute care.