Pressure ulcers are a common and frustrating problem in the geriatric population. They increase demands on healthcare resources and are sometimes a source of malpractice litigation. The timely institution of prophylactic and corrective measures can help prevent or slow the progression of pressure ulcers. When ulcers do occur, proper selection from many available therapies can prevent potentially devastating complications.
|Translated title of the contribution||The groving problem of pressure ulcers|
|Number of pages||7|
|State||Published - May 1 2004|
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