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  • Preventing Pressure Injuries (Factsheet) [English] Public

    Fact sheet about preventing pressure injuries also know pressure ulcer, a pressure sore, or bed sore. Pressure injuries can have a dangerous effect on your health and quality of life. This booklet will give you information about pressure injuries: what they are, how to recognize early warning signs, and how to prevent them. (English)

    URL:
    https://vch.eduhealth.ca/PDFs/FO/FO.650.P928F.pdf

    Body Location:
    • Skin, Hair, and Nails
    Diagnosis and Therapy:
    • Prevention
    Disorders and Conditions:
    • Skin Conditions,
    • Safety and Injury,
    • Older Adult Health,
    • Wounds
    Keywords:
    • Infection,
    • Pressure,
    • Skin,
    • Injury,
    • Wound,
    • Damage,
    • Injuries,
    • Infections,
    • Resources,
    • Pressure Ulcer,
    • Community,
    • Community Resources,
    • Bed Sores,
    • Pressure Ulcers,
    • Pressure Sores,
    • Soft Tissue Injuries,
    • Sore,
    • Infect
    MESH:
    • Pressure Ulcer,
    • Skin
    Demographic:
    • All
    Site:
    • Fraser Health
    Program:
    • All Programs
    Professional or Practice Group:
    • Occupational Therapy,
    • Physiotherapy,
    • Nursing
    Format:
    Factsheet
    Paper Size:
    8.5 x 11 Letter
    Paper Colour:
    White
    Title Page Paper Colour:
    White
    Folding:
    No fold
    Record Type:
    Website
    Revision Date:
    December 01, 2018
    Next Revision Date:
    December 01, 2021
    Record Created:
    April 25, 2018
    Record Modified:
    April 27, 2019
    References:
    Provincially developed resource via BC Skin & Wound Community of Practice https://www.clwk.ca/communities-of-practice/skin-wound-community-of-practice/buddydrive/
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