Pressure Ulcer

Known as: Pressure Ulcer [Disease/Finding], Pressure Sores/Ulcers, Pressure ulcer, unspecified site 
An ulceration caused by prolonged pressure on the SKIN and TISSUES when one stays in one position for a long period of time, such as lying in bed… (More)
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Importance Disability secondary to skin conditions is substantial worldwide. The Global Burden of Disease Study 2013 includes… (More)
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
OBJECTIVE To provide an estimate of the costs of treating pressure ulcers in the UK at August 2011 prices, as a means of… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
AIM This paper reports the findings of a pilot study exploring the experience of older people living with pressure ulcers… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVE To investigate the burden of pressure ulcer-associated mortality in the United States and to examine racial/ethnic… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVE To estimate the annual cost of treating pressure ulcers in the UK. DESIGN Costs were derived from a bottom-up… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVES To identify resident, treatment, and facility characteristics associated with pressure ulcer (PU) development in long… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Pressure ulcers are areas of soft tissue breakdown that result from sustained mechanical loading of the skin and underlying… (More)
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Review
1997
Review
1997
Pressure ulcers are a common problem among older adults in all health care settings. Prevalence and incidence estimates vary by… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
OBJECTIVE To identify specific demographic, medical, functional status, and nutritional characteristics that predict the… (More)
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1987
Highly Cited
1987
The Braden Scale for Predicting Pressure Sore Risk was developed to foster early identification of patients at risk for forming… (More)
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