Q12. What is the evidence associated with ultrasound/ultraviolet light to treat pressure ulcers?
1. There is level 1 evidence, from 1 small RCT, to suggest that combining US/UVC with standard wound care decreases wound healing time of pressure ulcers post SCI but no evidence to clarify whether UVC or US, used alone, have a beneficial effect.
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