What is the likelihood of recurrence of 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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Even with close adherence to these guidelines, pressure injury recurrence rates are high. In caring for patients with chronic pressure ulcers, it is essential to plan flap procedures carefully and provide social resources unstintingly to reduce the high risk of adverse outcomes in this complication-prone population.


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