Pressure Injuries Still a Nagging Problem for Injured Workers
Sarasota, FL (WorkersCompensation.com) – Wounds can be a major cost driver in workers’ compensation claims. The costs to treat these pressure injuries can quickly and easily run up to $100,000 or more, especially if an injured worker must be hospitalized or develops complications such as infections.
An estimated 2.5 million individuals in the U.S. develop pressure injuries annually, at a cost of $26 billion. The problem has persisted for years, despite ...
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