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Position Statement on Perioperative Pressure Injury Prevention

Public Commenting Needed

January 17, 2022

Open for Public Comment


The position statement describes AORN's beliefs about the shared responsibility among perioperative professionals to prevent perioperative pressure injuries throughout the perioperative experience which begins before the patient enters the OR or procedure room, involves assessment and interventions intended for pressure injury prevention, and includes interdisciplinary collaboration for quality assurance and performance improvement related to perioperative pressure injury prevention.

The public comment period closes February 7. Comments received after this date will not be considered in the final review. Thank you for your consideration.

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