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Allman RM, 1997
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Bergstrom N, Bennett MA, Carlson CE. Clinical practice guideline number 15: treatment of pressure ulcers. Rockville, MD: Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR), US Department of Health and Human Services, 1994. AHCPR publication 95–0652.
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Bouza C, Saz Z, Muñoz A, Amate JM. Efficacy of advanced dressings in the treatment of pressure ulcers: a systematic review. J Wound Care. 2005;14(5):193-199
Darouiche RO, 1994
Darouiche RO, Landon GC, Klima M, Musher DM, Markowski J. Osteomyelitis associated with pressure sores. Arch Intern Med 1994; 154:753–8.
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Galpin JE, Chow AW, Bayer AS, Guze LB. Sepsis associated with decubitus ulcers. Am J Med 1976; 61:346–50.
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Goode PS, Thomas DR. Pressure ulcers: local wound care. Clin Geriatr Med 1997; 13:543–52.
Herman LE, 1989
Herman LE, Rothman KF. Prevention, care and treatment of pressure (decubitus) ulcers in intensive care unit patients. J Intensive Care Med 1989; 4:117–23.
Hess CT, 2002
Hess CT. Wound Care. 4th ed. Springhouse, Penn.: Springhouse; 2002.
Kerstein MD, 2001
Kerstein MD, Gemmen E, van Rijswijk L, et al. Cost and cost effectiveness of venous and pressure ulcer protocols of care. Dis Manage Health Outcomes. 2001;9(11):651-663.
Lewis VL, 1988
Lewis VL Jr, Bailey MH, Pulawski G, Kind G, Bashioum RW, Henfrix RW. The diagnosis of osteomyelitis in patients with pressure sores. Plastic Reconstr Surg 1988; 81:229–32.
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Moody BL, Fanale JE, Thompson M, Vaillancourt D, Symonds G, Bonasoro C. Impact of staff education pressure sore development in elderly hospitalized patients. Arch Intern Med 1988; 148:2241–3.
Nicolle LE, 1994
Nicolle LE, Orr P, Duckworth H, et al. Prospective study of decubitus ulcers in two long term care facilities. Can J Infect Control 1994; 9: 35–8.
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Parish LC, 1989
Parish LC, Witkowski JA. The infected decubitus ulcer. Int J Dermatol 1989; 28:643–7.
Perneger TV, 1998
Perneger TV, Gaspoz JM, Rae AC, Borst F, Heliot C. Contribution of individual items to the performance of the Norton pressure ulcer prediction scale. J Am Geriatr Soc 1998;46:1282–6.
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Püllen R, Popp R, Volkers P, Füsgen I. Prospective randomized double-blind study of the wound-debriding effects of collagenase and fibrinolysin/ deoxyribonuclease in pressure ulcers. Age Ageing. 2002;31(2):126-130.
Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario. Assessment and management of stage I to IV pressure ulcers. 2007.
Rudensky B, 1992
Rudensky B, Lipschits M, Isaacsohn M, Sonnenblick M. Infected pressure sores: comparison of methods for bacterial identification. South Med J 1992; 85:901–3.
Stotts NA , 2001
Stotts NA, Rodeheaver GT, Thomas DR, Frantz RA, Bartolucci AA, Sussman C, Ferrell BA, Cuddigan J, Maklebust J. An instrument to measure healing in pressure ulcers: development and validation of the pressure ulcer scale for healing (PUSH). J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2001 Dec;56(12):M795-9.Stotts N A et al, 2001
Thomas DR, 1997
Thomas DR. The role of nutrition in prevention and healing of pressure ulcers. Clin Geriatr Med 1997; 13:497–511.
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Whitney J, Phillips L, Aslam R, et al. Guidelines for the treatment of pressure ulcers. Wound Repair Regen. 2006;14(6):663-679.
Woolsey RM, 1991
Woolsey RM, McGarry JD. The cause, prevention, and treatment of pressure sores. Neurol Clin 1991; 9:797–808.
Xakellis GC, 1996
Xakellis GC, Frantz R. The cost of healing pressure ulcers across multiple health care settings. Adv Wound Care 1996; 9:18–22.
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