What is the role of medications in the treatment 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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Relief of spasticity (if present) is essential in the treatment and prevention of pressure ulceration. The medications most commonly employed for this purpose are muscle relaxants.


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