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Deep Tissue Injury

  • Updated:   1/20/2022
  • Contains:  12 items
A collection of articles to discuss deep tissue injury from clinical, epidemiological, and bioengineering perspectives

The Demographics of Suspected Deep Tissue Injury in the United States: An Analysis of the International Pressure Ulcer Prevalence Survey 2006-2009

VanGilder, Catherine; MacFarlane, Gordon D.; Harrison, Patrick; More

Advances in Skin & Wound Care. 23(6):254-261, June 2010.

DTI is not uncommon. They are often found in heels and sacral areas. This is a great analysis of a large cohort of patients.

Bioengineering Models of Deep Tissue Injury

Gefen, Amit

Advances in Skin & Wound Care. 21(1):30-36, January 2008.

The use of animal and bioengineering models has advanced our understanding of DTI. The role that tissue load and deformation plays in the development of DTI is explained by these models.