NPUAP - Support Surface Terms and Definitions - 2007

National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel

The word "pressure" describes a force over an area.  We know that a person cannot be weightless and so cannot be completely free of pressure.  NPUAP purposes the following terms and definitions realting to support surfaces.

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