Making pressure injury a scourge from the past

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Figure 1. Georgia Tech Pressure Injury Prevention System: The Conceptual Framework and Technology Building Blocks. Photo courtesy of Georgia Institute of Technology

The Georgia Tech Pressure Injury Prevention System. Our vision is to “make pressure injury a scourge from the past.” A pressure injury (PI) is localized damage to the skin and underlying soft tissue usually over a bony prominence or related to a medical or other device[1]. The injury results from intense and/or prolonged pressure or …

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