Deep tissue pressure injury: A clinical perspective regarding a condition that evolves under the skin

Joyce Marie Black, Christine Thies Berke

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Abstract

Deep tissue pressure injury is a serious form of pressure injury. The damage starts at the bone-muscle interface, and over the course of 48-72 h, damage is visible on the skin. Early data show faster resolution with noncontact, low-frequency ultrasound.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationInnovations and Emerging Technologies in Wound Care
PublisherElsevier
Pages171-181
Number of pages11
ISBN (Electronic)9780128150283
ISBN (Print)9780128150290
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019

Keywords

  • Deep tissue pressure injury
  • Pressure ulcer
  • Purple pressure ulcer

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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