Geoffrey Hayward, Author at Clinical Pain Advisor

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Flap coverage of pressure sores

What the Anesthesiologist Should Know before the Operative Procedure Patients requiring flap surgery for pressure sores are generally patients with chronic medical conditions. These patients are often either acutely or chronically immobile. Acute immobility may be from cardiovascular disease, acute neurologic disease, or orthopedic injury. Chronic immobility may be from spinal cord injury (SCI), cerebral…

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