Characteristics of people with pressure ulcers using one year's routinely collected data in a defined diverse community.

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Summary of "Characteristics of people with pressure ulcers using one year's routinely collected data in a defined diverse community."

To determine if meaningful patient characteristics pertaining to pressure ulcers (PU) can be derived from routinely collected community health data.


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Name: Journal of wound care
ISSN: 0969-0700
Pages: 576-584


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