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PRESSURE INJURIES ASSESSING, TREATING AND PREVENTING INFECTION

SHARESHARESHARE

Many care providers struggle with assessment and treatment of pressure injuries. Infection is the most common complication of the pressure injury condition, and the costs associated with both conditions can be astronomical. With a plethora of products and methods of treatment on the market, decision making surrounding wound treatment and confusion about wound assessment persists. This topic will demystify basic decisions about pressure injury treatment, and provide strategies to help mitigate and identify further complications such as infection in those who are most vulnerable to the condition.