To investigate if a lower dose of arginine in the form of an oral nutritional supplement can show similar benefit in the healing rate of pressure ulcers compared with the current evidence for 9g of arginine. There was no restriction on articles/trials based on language or publication status. The initial analysis comprised 37 patients with hospital-acquired heel pressure ulcers and 300 without. Jones, Lolita M. For some people, this may be as often as once every 15 minutes. To determine which ones had the strongest ties to pressure ulcer rates, the authors conducted a literature review and divided all the studies they found into five categories based on care setting: nursing homes, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, home care and the perioperative setting. People whom are immobile due to illness or injury are at greatest risk of getting bedsores.
“Tissue regeneration treatments are often expensive and therefore the Colombian Health Providing Entities (EPS, for its Spanish acronym