Medical Errors in Staging Pressure Ulcers (Bedsores) Can Compromise Recovery

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As we mentioned in yesterday’s post, patients in hospitals and nursing homes can be prone to pressure ulcers, often called “bedsores.” The ulcers develop from prolonged pressure on an area of skin, which reduces blood supply to the area. Over time, the skin can break down and form an ulcer.

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