Three Tactics for Preventing Pressure Ulcers


Pressure ulcers are one of nursing’s greatest quality challenges -- prevalent, costly and challenging to prevent because they develop quickly and can be difficult to identify in the early stages.

Hospitals and health systems across the country have tested countless pressure ulcer prevention tactics, and the Advisory Board has isolated three of the most effective in this excerpt. Learn how you can safeguard your patients against unnecessary pressure injuries.

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