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Identify pressure ulcers as a potential hazard of hospitalization for all older adult patients and identify potential prevention strategies.

Wed, 10/20/2010 - 1:26pm -- Craig
Competency Number: 
23
Long Text: 
Identify potential hazards of hospitalization for all older adult patients (including immobility, delirium, medication side effects, malnutrition, pressure ulcers, procedures, peri and post operative periods, transient urinary incontinence, and hospital acquired infections) and identify potential prevention strategies.
Short Text: 
Pressure Ulcers
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