What is the benefit of transfer to a subacute or rehabilitation facility following surgery for 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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Patients may benefit from transfer to a subacute or rehabilitation facility after wound closure. This allows them to receive ongoing education, observation, and rehabilitative therapies before returning to their usual place of residence.


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