Saturday, February 22, 2014

Q: What are the added risk factors for pressure ulcer in ICU patients in addition to other hospitalized adult patients?


1) Age
2) Length of ICU stay
3) Norepinephrine administration
4) Cardiovascular disease state

Please read following article and review on "Pressure Ulcer Management"

Cox J., - Predictors of pressure ulcers in adult critical care patients. - Am J Crit Care. 2011 Sep;20(5):364-75.

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