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Year : 2011  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 255--259

Managing pressures ulcers in a resource constrained situation: A holistic approach

Kosish-the Hospice, Bokaro Steel City, Jharkhand, India

Correspondence Address:
Abhijit Dam
Kosish-the Hospice, Bokaro Steel City, Jharkhand
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-1075.92354

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Managing pressure ulcers remain a challenge and call for a multidisciplinary team approach to care. Even more daunting is the management of such patients in remote locations and in resource constrained situations. The management of pressure sores in a patient with progressive muscular atrophy has been discussed using resources that were locally available, accessible, and affordable. Community participation was encouraged. A holistic approach to care was adopted.


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