Wound EssentialsAre pressure ulcers painful?

Are pressure ulcers painful?

Pressure Ulcers | Fania Pagnamenta

There seems to be a myth that pressure ulcers are not painful. This article sets out to dispel this myth as the reality is often that pressure ulcers cause patients considerable pain and discomfort. Quality of life issues, the ways in which patients describe their pressure ulcer pain and the management of this pain are all examined in this article.