Characteristics of recurrent pressure ulcers in veterans with spinal cord injury.

@article{BatesJensen2009CharacteristicsOR,
  title={Characteristics of recurrent pressure ulcers in veterans with spinal cord injury.},
  author={Barbara Bates-Jensen and Marylou Guihan and Susan Lipton Garber and Amy S. Chin and Stephen P. Burns},
  journal={The journal of spinal cord medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={34-42}
}
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVE To describe characteristics of recurrent pressure ulcers (PrUs) in veterans with spinal cord injury (SCI). DESIGN Descriptive, cohort study. SETTINGS AND PARTICIPANTS Twenty-four veterans with SCI from 6 SCI centers in the Department of Veterans Affairs. METHODS Data from a prospective study evaluating PrUs were analyzed for 24 veterans with 29 recurrent PrUs during 9 months. Additional retrospective medical record data were analyzed for 15 veterans who received… CONTINUE READING