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ALCARAZ BELLVER, Eva. Approach to and handling of a Pressure Ulcer affected by Cellulitis of Proteus mirabilis and Staphylococcus aureus. Gerokomos [online]. 2019, vol.30, n.1, pp.45-47. ISSN 1134-928X.


The most difficult part of the treatment of pressure ulcers is handling exudate and infection. It is crucial to choose the dressing that simplifies cures, treating efficiently both problems at the same time.


To carry out the best possible approach to the wound from a holistic point of view of the patient.


We carried out a descriptive, prospective and longitudinal case study in three months based on the nursing care process and moist wound healing.


The usage of gelifying alveolar technology has had a very successful result in terms of cost-effectiveness, improving the patient quality of life and reducing the nursing timing.


This case study shows that a customized treatment based on scientific evidence and the usage of moist wound healing are crucial to reach optimal results in wound healing.

Palabras clave : Pressure ulcer; moist wound healing; exudate; infection; dressings; primary care nursing.

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