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January 25, 2022  

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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