What are the activity modifications 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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After successful wound closure, ambulatory patients should be out of bed with assistance as soon as possible. More strenuous physical activity should be delayed for approximately 6 weeks.


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