A measure of healthcare service quality, Hospital-Acquired Pressure Ulcers (HAPU) Pressure ulcers – also called bedsores or pressure sores – are injuries to the skin and underlying tissue caused by prolonged pressure on the skin. They most often develop on skin that covers bony areas of the body, including heels, ankles, hips and tailbones

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15.2.4 Service performance e.g. quality/delivery/value

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