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Identify the sites where pressure damage might occur using appropriate assessment tools
In summary, a pressure ulcer can be deemed unavoidable when: All risk assessments and preventive care have been implemented and re-evaluated, [ yet a pressure ulcer still occurs; A life-threatening event may have occurred; A patient may have end-of-life skin changes; A patient with mental capacity may have refused preventive interventions; A patient may have been in a
collapsed state, unknown to health professionals.here are many risks associated with pressure ulcer development but, essentially, people with no impairment to sensation and mobility are unlikely to develop a pressure ulcer. However, this could oversimplify the risk as it implies that the only risk factors are reduced mobility and loss of sensation, which is not the case. ]
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Weegy: Sites where pressure damage might occur using appropriate assessment tools are: ?Heels ? Sacrum ? Ischial tuberosities ? Parts of the body that are affected by the wearing of anti-embolic stockings ? Trochanter ? Parts of the body where [ pressure, friction or shear is exerted in the course of an individual’s daily living activities e.g. on the hands of wheelchair users ? Part of the body where there are external forces exerted by equipment and clothing e.g. endotracheal tubes, intravenous lines, sites of pulse oximetry, catheters, shoes, elastic clothing) ? Elbows ? Temporal region of the skull ? Shoulders ? Back of head ? Toes ] (More)
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