Pressure ulcers in older persons: a preventive approach.

  • M M Conlin Shaw
  • Published 1996 in
    Wound repair and regeneration : official…


Strategies for the prevention of pressure ulcers are presented on the basis of the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research guidelines. A broad, holistic approach to care of the elderly, focusing on rehabilitative and restorative measures is introduced. Topics include the effects of bed rest and deconditioning, nutrition, and mobility issues. A broad… (More)


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@article{Shaw1996PressureUI, title={Pressure ulcers in older persons: a preventive approach.}, author={M M Conlin Shaw}, journal={Wound repair and regeneration : official publication of the Wound Healing Society [and] the European Tissue Repair Society}, year={1996}, volume={4 3}, pages={316-20} }