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Consensus document: Role of dressings in pressure ulcer prevention

Joyce Black, Nick Santamaria, Norihiko Ohura
22 September 2016

Recognition of the huge economic, health-related and social burden of pressure ulcers has resulted in considerable efforts to reduce their occurrence. Despite this, pressure ulcers still occur. In recent years, evidence has been building that some types of dressings typically used to treat open wounds have the potential to supplement standard pressure ulcer prevention measures and further reduce incidence.

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