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Coping with the Pressure of Wound Care

Published: May 27, 2006

The American Medical Directors Association crafts guidelines specifically for long-term care

Pressure ulcers are serious problems not only for nursing home residents, but for the long-term care industry, as well. In today’s litigious climate, nursing homes must take steps to ensure that their wound management programs quickly identify, treat and, preferably, prevent pressure ulcers. To help them devise programs that are best for both residents and the industry, the American Medical Directors Association (AMDA) offers the Pressure Ulcer Therapy Companion.