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Authors

  1. Avent, Yvonne MSN, APRN-BC, CCRN, WCC

Abstract

Pressure ulcer prevalence across the healthcare continuum can be significant, with up to 1.7 million occurring each year in the United States. Treatment is costly in terms of healthcare dollars and patient quality of life, but they are preventable. We give you the lowdown on staging, risk assessment, and prevention.