Pressure Injuries

The (Not-So) Hidden Costs of Pressure Injuries

Roughly 50% of all admissions and 8% of all deaths at specialized spinal-injury hospitals are due to pressure sores, now commonly referred to as pressure injuries. These numbers indicate that pressure injuriesi┬árepresents one of the most pressing issues in the healthcare industry. The cost to individuals, health institutions, and governments is large enough that this…