Features: Special ReportPRESSURE ULCERS IN AMERICA: Prevalence, Incidence, and Implications for the Future: An Executive Summary of the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel Monograph Section Editor(s): Cuddigan, Janet PhD, RN, CWCN, CCCN; Berlowitz, Dan R. MD, MPH; Ayello, Elizabeth A. PhD, RN, CS, CWOCNNational Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel Board of DirectorsAuthor Information Janet Cuddigan, PhD, RN, CWCN, CCCN, is an Assistant Professor at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE; an Alumna of the NPUAP Board of Directors; and Chief Editor of the NPUAP monograph on pressure ulcers in America. Dan R. Berlowitz, MD, MPH, is Associate Professor, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA; Associate Director, Center for Health Quality, Outcomes & Economic Research, VA Medical Center, Bedford, MA; and an NPUAP board member. Elizabeth A. Ayello, PhD, RN, CS, CWOCN, is a Clinical Assistant Professor, New York University, New York, NY; Senior Advisor, John A. Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, New York University, New York, NY; Associate Editor of the NPUAP monograph; and an NPUAP board member. Please address correspondence to: Sharon Baranoski, MSN, RN, CWOCN, NPUAP President, NPUAP, 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 8, Reston, VA 20190-5202; E-mail: email@example.com This paper summarizes the NPUAP monograph: National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel. Cuddigan, J., Ayello, E. A., & Sussman, C. (Eds.). (2001). Pressure Ulcers in America: Prevalence, Incidence, and Implications for the Future. Reston, VA: NPUAP (pp. 184). National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel board members during the creation and production of the monograph (1999-2001): Elizabeth A. Ayello, PhD, RN, CS, CWOCN; Mona M. Baharestani, PhD, NP, CWOCN, CWS; Sharon Baranoski, MSN, RN, CWOCN; Barbara Bates-Jensen, PhD, RN, CETN; Richard G. Bennett, MD; Dan R. Berlowitz, MD, MPH; Joyce Black, PhD, RN, CWCN, CCCN, CPSN; David M. Brienza, PhD; Janet Cuddigan, PhD, RN, CWCN, CCCN; Rita A. Frantz, PhD, RN, FAAN; Morris D. Kerstein, MD, FACS; Diane K. Langemo, PhD, RN; Courtney H. Lyder, ND, GNP, FAAN; Mary Ellen Posthauer, RD, CD; Stephen Sprigle, PhD, PT; Carrie Sussman, PT; Donald Saye, DPM; Spencer Van B. Wilking, MD, MPH, FACP, AGSF; George C. Xakellis, MD, MBA. Advances in Skin & Wound Care: July-August 2001 - Volume 14 - Issue 4 - p 208-215 Buy SDC © 2001 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.