Article: PDF OnlyStandards Of Care For Hospice Patients with Pressure UlcersHoffman, Rosemary MSN, RN; Lile, Janet L. MSN, RN; Mace, Kathy MSN, RN; Pase, Marilyn MSN, RNAuthor Information Associate Professor College Assistant Professor Assistant Professor Department of Nursing New Mexico State University Las Cruces, New Mexico Decubitis: Volume 4 - Issue 4 - p 19-28 Free Abstract Pressure ulcers are a major concern of hospice nurses. A recent survey of hospice agencies in an area of the southwest indicated a lack of specific standards of care for patients with pressure ulcers and no systematic method to identify patients at risk. Standards of care were subsequently developed to identify patients at risk and to manage pressure ulcers of hospice patients. © Williams & Wilkins 1991. All Rights Reserved.