Friday, November 12, 2021
1.00 CME Credits | 1.00 Contact Hours
Moderation by Elizabeth McCalley, Managing Editor, WoundSource
Pressure injuries are generally understood to be caused by soft tissue compression between a support surface and a bony prominence, but pressure injuries persist despite offloading maneuvers. Do pressure injuries occur at the level of an artery proximal to the lesion related to low mean arterial pressure? If so, a terminology change from “deep tissue and stage 4 injuries” to “vascular occlusion pressure injuries” may be warranted.
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