Pressure Injuries: Conditions That Affect Healing


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Pressure injuries occur most frequently in people who are confined to beds or chairs. In many cases, a person with a pressure injury also has one or more medical conditions that may affect treatment and healing. These conditions include:

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Primary Medical Reviewer E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine

Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine

Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine

Specialist Medical Reviewer Margaret Doucette, DO - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Wound Care, Hyperbaric Medicine

Current as ofJune 7, 2017