***The Dirty Secret About Pressure Sores: An Infographic *** "Bed sores are a common condition facing patients in nursing homes and hospitals. With proper care these conditions should be easily preventable.
Figure B depicts the NPUAP pressure ulcer stages I - IV with descriptions of the stages and an image of each type of ulcer: Stage I is described as intact skin with non-blanchable redness of a localized area usually over a bony prominence.
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