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for Pressure Ulcers

   
Pressure Ulcers
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines Staging
Address immobility
Pressure relief/ repositioning/incontinence
PT
Review medications for sedation
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit TSH, Comp, CBC
Deep wound culture if infected
ESR, CRP bone scan/MRI if ?osteo
Debridement (Plastic surgery or PM&R)
Patient Education/Information (includes preps) Sheering/moisture/ pressure
Promote healing
Dressings and cleaning
Nutrition
Appointment Timeframe 2 weeks
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See MiChart
External Patients: Patients hand carry outside records to visit
Clinic Contact Information Physician: 800-962-3555
Patient: 734-764-6831
Clinic Location Sites East Ann Arbor Health and Geriatrics Center
UM Consulting Physician Geriatrics Faculty
Revised on: 09/06/2012