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Algorithm Helps Identify Proper Surfaces for Pressure Ulcer Treatment and Prevention

Algorithm Helps Identify Proper Surfaces for Pressure Ulcer Treatment and Prevention

Patients suffering from painful pressure ulcers — commonly known as bed sores — must have the proper support surface to lie on while immobilized. A new algorithm developed in part by a Rutgers University–Camden nursing scholar will help guide nurses and other health care providers in choosing the proper surface to meet individual patient needs. […]

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