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W21C Patient Safety Podcast

This podcast is about patient safety and quality improvement in healthcare, and is produced with the support of W21C - a research and innovation centre in the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary, Canada. Please visit and to reach us. Email

Mar 6, 2015

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In this episode Dr. Chester Ho discusses pressure ulcers and their causes, costs, prevention and management.  

After listening to this episode, listeners will be able to:

  • Recognize that pressure ulcers are common and under-recognized as a patient safety issue.
  • Pressure ulcers are largely preventable and are indicative of patient quality of care.
  • Pressure ulcers are expensive to treat and cause great discomfort to patients, decreasing quality of life.

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