Tips for Protecting Critically Ill Patients From Pressure Ulcers

Jankowski, Irene M.
April 2010
Critical Care Nurse;Apr2010 Supplement, pS7
Academic Journal
The article offers tips for protecting critically patients from pressure ulcers. It suggests that care of critically ill patients requires interventions designed to prevent pressure ulcers, an all-too-common complication of immobility, inadequate nutrition and illnesses or medications that affect blood flow and perfusion. It also recommends therapy beds and the mobilizing of bedridden patients.


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