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Physicians Attitude towards Pressure Injury Prevention and Management
Journal of Cancer Therapy
Cancer and its management can cause cachexia, which, along with prolonged immobility could lead to the development of chronic pressure ulcers (PU). These complications result into infection and/or pressure injury. Though pressure injury related tasks, are deemed to be given to staff nurses alone. Little of literature is available on the physician's attitude towards PU prevention and management. Medical interns in 2015 concluded that 70% of them need more education in pressure injury. Presentdoi:10.4236/jct.2020.114016 fatcat:polvkjdvzjdothktp3ci56vuta