pressure ulcer


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pressure ulcer

[′presh·ər ‚əl·sər]
(medicine)
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Pressure ulcer surveys across the country consistently reveal overall prevalence rates of pressure ulcers among dark-skinned individuals as higher than those of light-skinned individuals (Cai, Mukamel, & Temkin-Greener, 2010).
This study examined the effectiveness of family training on prevention of pressure ulcer among bedridden patients after discharge from El-Wafa medical rehabilitation hospital in Gaza strip.
The cost of treating a hospital acquired pressure ulcer imposes a significant financial burden on health care facilities, since The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, as well as many private insurance payers have ceased reimbursement for these conditions," Montague says.
Pressure ulcers are ugly on both a visual and an emotional level.
The lower the score, the greater the risk for pressure ulcer development.
We examined Medicare claims data for FYs 2009 and 2010 to examine the degree of underreporting the presence of stage codes on pressure ulcer claims.
Patients, particularly older ones, are often at risk of developing pressure ulcers.
Balancing the pressure ulcer cost and quality equation.
A prospective, descriptive pressure ulcer risk factor and prevalence study at a university hospital in Turkey.
It was over a year ago that a carer discovered that a red patch on his skin was the start of a pressure ulcer.
My MS is an illness that wasn't preventable but this pressure ulcer was.
Observational bias was reduced by using ASIA impairment scale for severity of injury and national pressure ulcer advisory panel (NPUAP) stages of PU were used to stage PU.