Pressure Ulcers

Nov 15, 2015 Issue
Common Questions About Pressure Ulcers [Article]

Review strategies for the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers, including how to cleanse and dress the wound and identify infection.

Nov 15, 2008 Issue
Pressure Ulcers: Prevention, Evaluation, and Management [Article]

A pressure ulcer is a localized injury to the skin or underlying tissue, usually over a bony prominence, as a result of unrelieved pressure. Predisposing factors are classified as intrinsic (e.g., limited mobility, poor nutrition, comorbidities, aging skin) or extrinsic (e.g., pressure, friction, sh...

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