This paper is published in Volume-6, Issue-3, 2020
Area
Nutrition
Author
Manimegalai B.
Co-authors
S. Ramesh
Org/Univ
Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
Pub. Date
14 May, 2020
Paper ID
V6I3-1202
Publisher
Keywords
Pressure ulcer, Optimum nutrition, Wound management, Dietitian, NCP

Citationsacebook

IEEE
Manimegalai B., S. Ramesh. Nutrition – The key element in treatment of pressure ulcer, International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology, www.IJARIIT.com.

APA
Manimegalai B., S. Ramesh (2020). Nutrition – The key element in treatment of pressure ulcer. International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology, 6(3) www.IJARIIT.com.

MLA
Manimegalai B., S. Ramesh. "Nutrition – The key element in treatment of pressure ulcer." International Journal of Advance Research, Ideas and Innovations in Technology 6.3 (2020). www.IJARIIT.com.

Abstract

Pressure ulcer healing is a complex process and remains a major healthcare problem despite the advances in the field of medicine. Inadequate dietary intake has been identified as a key risk factor for both the development and healing of pressure ulcers. It is very much essential to make sure the consumption of adequate calories, protein, fluids, vitamins, and minerals that supports the healing process. The inclusion of a variety of foods from five food groups will help in preventing /treating pressure ulcers. This article is focused on adult nutrition needs including hydration to avoid or treat pressure ulcers.
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