Surgical management of pressure ulcers.

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This article describes how debridement and dressings are used to clean wounds prior to closure with myocutaneous flaps. Post-operative care focuses on promoting flap perfusion, especially by reducing pressure on the flap and by promoting wound drainage. Rehabilitation of the patient is imperative to reduce recidivism.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)801-808
Number of pages8
JournalNursing Clinics of North America
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1994

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  • Nursing(all)


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