- Long-term outcomes of full-thickness pressure ulcers: healing and mortalityGregory Brown
Veterans Affairs Medical Center, VA North Texas Health Care System, 4500 South Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
Ostomy Wound Manage 49:42-50. 2003..Collecting and analyzing long-term pressure ulcer healing and mortality outcomes is a missing component of pressure ulcer quality-assurance data...
- Skin fails too: acute, chronic, and end-stage skin failureDiane K Langemo
University of North Dakota College of Nursing, Grand Forks, ND, USA
Adv Skin Wound Care 19:206-11. 2006..Skin failure can be categorized as acute, chronic, or end stage. Pressure ulcers, a type of skin death, frequently occur in persons with a heavy disease burden, especially those at or near the end of life, despite good care...