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PURPOSE-T: Assess pressure ulcers in three steps

Assessing a pressure ulcer and determining which stage it fits into can be tricky. However, PURPOSE-T allows healthcare professionals to complete three steps in order to identify adults at risk of...

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The Cost of Pressure Care

Overview of Pressure Care Management and Pressure Ulcers Pressure ulcers, also known as decubitis ulcers, are painful skin and tissue injuries caused by prolonged pressure on the skin. Commonly caused...

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The complete guide to pressure ulcers/sores

A pressure sore or commonly know as a bedsore is an injury which starts on the surface of the skin and then can progress further into the tissue...

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SSKIN: 5 simple steps to prevent and treat pressure ulcers

Even though there have been improvements in pressure ulcer/bed sore prevention across many UK care facilities, pressure ulcers continue to affect approximately 20% of all patients in hospitals, nursing homes and residential...

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