A client is at an increased risk of pressure ulcers in which situations? Select all that apply.

 

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- Increased time in a wheelchair

- Obesity

- Gait disturbances

- Increased age

- Malnutrition

Rationale

Risk factors for pressure ulcers include bedrest, increased time in a wheelchair, increased age, inability to move, malnutrition, dementia, and incontinence.

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