What members of the health care team should be consulted for a patient with a stage II sacral ulcer?


• A wound nurse is specially trained to assess wounds and recommend specific treatment options. A dietician can assess the patient for caloric needs and recommend a diet to improve wound healing

• Physical therapy and respiratory therapy are not needed for wound management

• A physician should already be involved in the patient's care

• There is no indication that the wound is infected or that the patient needs an infectious disease specialist

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