Pressure ulcer: definition, symptoms, prevention, and treatments
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Pressure ulcer: definition, symptoms, prevention, and treatments

Pressure ulcers are skin wounds due to prolonged immobilization, whether sitting or lying down. They appear on pressure areas such as the buttocks or heels. What are the symptoms? Can they be prevented? How to treat them? Here are our explanations. A pressure ulcer: definition A pressure ulcer is a localized area of ischemia, i.e….