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Pressure Ulcer Prevention: Nursing Assessment and Patient Teaching

Any person who is in a bed or chair for 8 hours or longer is at risk for pressure ulcers. Pressure ulcers - also known as bed sores, decubitus ulcers, pressure sores and skin ulcers - often develop in patients with the following conditions: diabetes mellitus, deep venous thrombosis,...

Posted by Melissa Cott on Feb 11, 2020