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Risk Factors for Development of Decubitus Ulcers by Surgical Patients in ICU

Purpose:

To identify risk factors for decubitus ulcer in a surgical patient in the intensive care unit (ICU).

Specialty:

Dermatology
General Surgery

Objective:

risk factors

ICD-10:

L89

Description:

Eachempati et al identified risk factors for development of decubitus ulcers by surgical patients in the intensive care unit (ICU). These factors can help identify those patients who may require interventions to prevent development of the ulcers. The authors are from New York-Presbyterian Hospital.

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