Where are commonly occurring pressure ulcers when patients are in different positions?

Patients are likely to develop pressure ulcer if frequent repositioning and pressure redistribution are not implemented.

The following features highlight sites of commonly occurring pressure ulcers when patients are in different positions.

Reference:
The 1999 national pressure ulcer prevalence survey: a brenchmarking approach. Advanced in Skin and Wound Care; 14(6): 297-230. Pressure Ulcer Point Prevalence Survey. PUPPS 2 Report 204. Victorian Quality Council

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