Pressure Ulcers; Risk Management

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Process This 22 page paper looks at the occurrence and risk factors with pressure ulcers, also known as bedsores. The paper examined the various risk factors, including the healthcare based generic factors and the more specific medical risk factors. The scope and context of the risk are then discussed at four different levels; corporate or governmental, individual organizational levels, team based level and the individual level. The paper then considers the way the risks may be monitored. The bibliography cites 15 sources.