Pressure sores

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6966.1436 (Published 26 November 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:1436

Not considered a priority by medical staff

  1. Jai Kulkarni
  1. Consultant in rehabilitation medicine, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University Hospital of South Manchester, Manchester M20 8LR.

    EDITOR,—R K Vohra and C N McCollum's review of pressure sores is a timely reminder of the continuing silent epidemic of pressure sores both in hospital and in the community.1 Pressure sores impose two main penalties, financial and human. The financial costs are high …

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