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Code Pressure Ulcers Like This

Sequence, then specify site, side, and severity for success. When residents spend a lot of time confined to a wheelchair, a chair, or a bed, they can also develop an unpleasant condition. Pressure ulcers, also called pressure injuries, can present a challenge even for the most experienced coder — and nurse assessment coordinators (NACs) have so much on their plates [...]


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