A pressure ulcer is an injury that commonly develops in a person who is immobile for an extended period of time. These wounds are painful and can lead to permanent disabilities. A serious ulcer can cause extensive destruction of skin, muscles and underlying tissues. The problem is prevalent in every care environment with more than half of all ulcers occurring in long-term care situations.

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