Pressure sores occur most frequently in people who are confined to
beds or chairs. In many cases, a person with a pressure sore also has one or
more medical conditions that may affect treatment and healing. These conditions
Malnutrition (chronic lack of good nutrition) and
dehydration (lack of enough fluid in the
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine Specialist Medical ReviewerMargaret Doucette, DO - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Wound Care, Hyperbaric Medicine
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