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NPUAP Congratulates VA on Release of VA PUR App

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The National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) recently recognized the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for its development of a mobile app designed to help Veterans and their Caregivers learn about preventing and treating pressure injuries. The VA Pressure Ulcer/Injury Resource (VA PUR) app includes tools to track pressure ulcers/injuries and create reminders to move, eat and take medications. It also includes videos and educational information to learn how to prevent pressure ulcers/injuries, cope with stress and manage pain.

The VA PUR is a wonderful innovation that will have a profound effect on our shared goal of improving patient outcomes in pressure injury prevention and treatment," said NPUAP President Mary Litchford, PhD, RDN, LDN.

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