What steps should be taken to prevent vasoconstriction in pressure injuries (pressure ulcers)?

Updated: Mar 26, 2020
  • Author: Christian N Kirman, MD; Chief Editor: John Geibel, MD, MSc, DSc, AGAF  more...
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Other important considerations include cessation of smoking, adequate pain control, maintenance of adequate blood volume, and correction of anemia, the primary aims of which are to prevent vasoconstriction in the wound and to optimizing the oxygen-carrying capacity of the blood.


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