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 Pressure Sores

 

This is a very simple educational sheet to explain two simple, but highly important facts:

 

FIRST: Pressure sores are caused by continuous pressure that prevents blood flow to the skin, and thus, prevents oxygen from getting to the skin. The result is death of the skin due to lack of oxygen. This “skin death” is the pressure sore. The pressure sore can then become infected and can progress.

 

SECOND: In order to prevent and / or treat the pressure sore, the most important thing that can be done is to avoid the pressure. This allows oxygen to get to the skin. With oxygen, the skin can live and will not get the pressure sore!

 

 
Ken Alpern, M.D. Charity Morris, PAC Eleni Litras,
PAC

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