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Wound Care in Seniors

February 18, 2023

According to the National Center for Health Statistics, nearly half of people over age 65 are predicted to experience at least one pressure ulcer in their life. This risk is even higher for frail older adults who have issues such as reduced mobility, poor nutrition, and urinary incontinence. Wound care is complex and challenging. Even if a facility has a dedicated wound care practitioner or team, there are some things everyone who provides direct care need to know.

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