Pressure Ulcers/APA Essay/Ch.18


  1. Read the Case Study 18-1 in Chapter 18 of the textbook. ISBN:9781284104479
  2. Answer the following questions:
    1. What factors put Mr. Douglas at greater risk of developing pressure ulcers?
    2. What factors would delay wound healing for this patient?
    3. What stage would you classify this wound?
    4. What are the signs and symptoms of an active infection in a wound?
    5. What products would you use for this type of wound?
    6. If handled correctly, do you feel like this wound would heal completely?
  3. Your paper should be:
    • One (1) page or more.
    • Use factual information from the textbook and/or appropriate articles and websites.
    • Cite your sources – type references according to the APA Style Guide. No Plagiarism