Understanding the relationships among nutrient intake, catabolic illness, and healing of wounds is of critical importance. Although expert panels recommend nutritional support as part of a plan for treatment of pressure sores, the data are extremely weak.1,2 Good, thoughtful studies are needed to help sort this out.
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