How success is prevention 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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Although in principle, pressure injuries are preventable and should not occur, they continue to be among the most pervasive and perplexing problems encountered in the treatment of persons who are ill, recovering from illness, or functionally impaired.


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