There is growing evidence that medical device-related pressure ulcers (MDRPUs) are an increasing healthcare concern. Prevention and management is complicated, as they are caused by devices that are often an essential part of treatment. All clinical staff have a duty of care to do no harm. Damage caused by medical devices is iatrogenic, that is, caused through treatment, and may be exacerbated by a lack of assessment and care. To read the full article, log in using your NHS OpenAthens details.