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Pressure Ulcers 

Pressure Ulcers
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Pressure Ulcers
Author(s):

Emily Chai

, Diane Meier

, Jane Morris

, and Suzanne Goldhirsch

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780195389319.003.0059
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date: 19 October 2019

Chapter 59 covers pressure ulcers, including a case study, definition, prevalence, consequences of untreated pressure ulcers, differential diagnosis, likely etiologies, differential diagnosis, risk factors and assessment, reverse staging, prevention, diagnosis, treatment options, support surfaces, wound cleansing and irrigation, wound dressings, odor control, non-healing wounds, and take-home points.

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