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[Current decubitus prevention and treatment algorhytm].

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Type
Published Article
Journal
Acta medica Croatica : c̆asopis Hravatske akademije medicinskih znanosti
Publication Date
Volume
68 Suppl 1
Pages
109–116
Identifiers
PMID: 25327000
Source
Medline

Abstract

Decubitus ulcer treatment options, as well as the etiology, classification and prevention guidelines are presented. The importance of a multidisciplinary approach along with prevention and education is emphasized. The National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel guidelines ensure contemporary decubitus ulcer treatment all over the world, while adoption of the basic algorithm is a precondition of good medical practice and nursing care. Upgrading the patient quality of life and complete healing of decubitus ulcer is definitely achievable by strict application of these recommendations.

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