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What things increase risk of decubitus ulcer?
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Dr. Francisco Agullo
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Many factors
The highest risk for developing decubitus ulcers is staying in the same position for long periods of time.
Other illnesses, poor nutrition, and lack of mobility also increase the risk.

In brief: Many factors
The highest risk for developing decubitus ulcers is staying in the same position for long periods of time.
Other illnesses, poor nutrition, and lack of mobility also increase the risk.
Dr. Francisco Agullo
Dr. Francisco Agullo
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Dr. Scott Bolhack
Wound care
In brief: Risk for decubitus
Decubitus ulcers are due to pressure.
Anything that increase pressure on the skin, especiallyover areas of bony prominences increases the risk. Thereare many other risks: low blood flow states, diabetes, moisture, poor nutrition, low protein, concurrent illnesses, and so on.

In brief: Risk for decubitus
Decubitus ulcers are due to pressure.
Anything that increase pressure on the skin, especiallyover areas of bony prominences increases the risk. Thereare many other risks: low blood flow states, diabetes, moisture, poor nutrition, low protein, concurrent illnesses, and so on.
Dr. Scott Bolhack
Dr. Scott Bolhack
Thank
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