Case study

Palliative Care for Stage IV Pressure Injuries Using Cardinal Health™ SVED® Negative Pressure Wound Therapy and Simultaneous Irrigation™ Technology

Debra A. Caputo, MSN, RN-BC, CWCN, CWS

Case history

Beginning point


Treatment consideration


Stage IV pressure injuries to the sacrum day 27

Stage IV pressure injuries to the sacrum day 38

Stage IV pressure injuries to the sacrum day 46

Stage IV pressure injuries to the sacrum day 50

Stage IV pressure injuries to the sacrum wound size chart