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October 19, 2017  
WOUNDS1 PRESSURE ULCER CENTER

Living at home with a pressure ulcer Living at home with a pressure ulcer
Living at home with a pressure ulcer
Living at home with a pressure ulcer
Home alone. Frightening words for people discharged from acute or long term care facilities with skin breakdown. Learn what signs to look for and how to care for yourself.
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    Avoiding Pressure Ulcers
    Wheelchair users are especially susceptible to pressure ulcers. With vigilance, you can prevent skin ulcers and keep pain, infection, and possible hospitalization at bay.
     
    Pressure reducing surfaces can help prevent sores before they happen
    If pressure is the major cause of pressure ulcers, it makes sense that any prevention or treatment plan would address the relief of that pressure. That's why the surface you sit or lay on is so important.
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