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Reasons Listed for Noncompliance by Patients with Pressure Ulcers

Purpose:

To identify reasons for self-care noncompliance as listed by Fuhrer et al.

Specialty:

Toxicology
Emergency Medicine
Critical Care

Objective:

response to therapy, compliance/adherence

ICD-10:

L89

Description:

Fuhrer et al interviewed patients with pressure ulcers for reasons associated with poor compliance with skin care instructions. Although the response frequencies may differ, these same reasons can be found in self-care of other conditions.

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