Angelo Tagliaccica

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BACKGROUND The prevalence of pressure ulcers (PUs) ranges from 1 to 18% of in-patients and from 3 to 28% in long-term settings. The aim of our study was to verify how comorbidity and frailty influenced the course of PUs in a population of elderly subjects hospitalized in a long-term care setting. MATERIAL/METHODS The charts of 125 patients with pressure(More)
UNLABELLED The prevalence of pressure sores (PS) ranges from 1 to 18% of in-patients and from 3 to 28% of those admitted to long-term settings. The aim of our study was to verify, a posteriori, how nutritional status influenced the evolution of PS in a population of elderly subjects hospitalised in a long-term care setting. MATERIALS AND METHODS The(More)
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