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OVERVIEW Avoidable pressure ulcer development continues to lead negative health outcomes in skilled nursing facilities. Many of these negative health outcomes can be attributed to medical negligence. The following statistics are in relation to pressure ulcer development: Number Affected: 5 million patients per year. Cost: Pressure ulcers cost $9.1-$11.6 billion per year in the U.S.…

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