Physical mobility Essay Topics

Frequent Repositioning

Hospitalized adults ages 65 years and older are at the highest risk for developing decubitus ulcers. Their decreased muscle strength and endurance leading to limited physical mobility causes them to develop pressure ulcers (Smeltzer, Bare, Hinkle, & Cheever, 2008). Without the ability to ambulate and move about on their own, they are less likely to… View Article