Pressure Ulcer In The NHS

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Pressure ulcers Current issues in the NHS hospitals are pressure ulcers that are known to reduce the quality of life and are a major burden of sickness creating significant difficulties for patients. It is estimated that fewer than half a million people in the UK will get a minimum of one pressure ulcer in any given year in NHS. Pressure ulcers are also known to increase risks of secondary infection and risks of death in elderly people that are in hospitals,care homes and bedbound. (NHS,N.D). Pressure ulcers affects underlying tissue and skin, caused by continuous pressure to the affected area and often from a minuet patch on the skin to a large open wound that exposes muscle or bone. Service user that are bedbound pressure ulcers
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