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Evidence-Based Practices Are Resulting in Fewer Pressure Ulcers for Patients in California Hospitals
PR Newswire

Pressure ulcers – also known as bed sores – are among the five most common types of healthcare-acquired conditions experienced by hospitalized patients. But efforts underway at hospitals across California are showing dramatic results in the prevention of these skin lesions. White Memorial Medical Center/Adventist Health in Los Angeles and hospitals within Northern California’s Sutter Health network are among the many hospitals leading the way toward reducing the incidence of pressure ulcers.