Hospital-Acquired Pressure Ulcer/Injuries as Compared to Community Acquired Pressure Ulcer/Injuries
Holly Kirkland-Kyhn, PhD, MSN, FNP, GNP, Hospital Patient Care Services, University of California, Davis, Medical Center, Sacramento, California, USA; Joy E. Schank, MSN, ANP, CWOCN, Association for the Advancement of Wound Care (AAWC), Himrod, New York, USA
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|Keywords||Community Acquired Pressure Ulcer/Injuries;
Hospital Acquired Pressure Ulcer/Injuries;
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