Advances in Long Term Care Medicine

Diagnosing and Treating Pressure Ulcers

May 19, 201413 min
Hosted by: Eric Tangalos Guest: David Thomas How common are pressure ulcers in hospitals, nursing homes and other long-term care facilities? What clinical situations put patients at risk for developing pressure ulcers, and how are these wounds diagnosed? Dr. David Thomas, professor of internal medicine and geriatric medicine at Saint Louis University Health Sciences Center, joins host Dr. Eric Tangalos to review strategies for managing pressure ulcers.

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