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    Pressure Sores: Conditions That Affect Healing

    Pressure Sores: Conditions That Affect Healing

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    Pressure sores occur most frequently in people who are confined to beds or chairs. In many cases, a person with a pressure sore also has one or more medical conditions that may affect treatment and healing. These conditions include:

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    By Healthwise Staff
    E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
    Margaret Doucette, DO - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Wound Care, Hyperbaric Medicine
    Last Revised February 22, 2013

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