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Hematological change parameters in patients with pressure ulcer at long-term care hospital

Giselle Protta Neiva, Julia Romualdo Carnevalli, Rodrigo Lessa Cataldi, Denise Mendes Furtado, Rodrigo Luiz Fabri, Pâmela Souza Silva

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082014ao3034

Objective To assess factors associated with the development of pressure ulcers, and to compare the effectiveness of pharmacological treatments.Methods The factors associated with the development of pressure ulcers were compared in lesion-carrying patients (n=14) and non-carriers (n=16). Lesion-carrying patients were treated with 1% silver sulfadiazine or 0.6IU/g collagenase and were observed for 8 weeks. The data collected was analyzed with p