What is a Pressure Ulcer?
A pressure ulcer is localized injury to the skin and/or underlying tissue usually
over a bony prominence, as a result of pressure, or pressure in combination with
A number of contributing or confounding factors are also associated with pressure
ulcers; the significance of these factors is yet to be fully elucidated.
NDNQI® Pressure Ulcer Training
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