Aim for Moisture Balance When Managing Pressure Ulcers

Pressure ulcers are a big concern for hospitalized patients, especially those with limited mobility, poor blood flow, etc.

Ensure your hospital has a protocol to prevent pressure injuries...such as turning patients, keeping skin clean, and using barrier preps (zinc oxide cream, etc) to limit moisture damage.

Otherwise, managing pressure injuries is often a murky area...due to limited evidence with the multitude of dressing options.

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