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Pressure sores are caused by constant pressure on the skin, which is often associated with prolonged immobility and improper care. These sores, which are also called bedsores, often occur on bony parts of the body, such ... More »

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The four stages of pressure sores include intact skin with redness, open ulcers, visible fat, and full tissue loss exposing bone and muscle, according to the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel. The presence of dead s... More »

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Pressure sores on the buttocks are treated by proper wound care and by repositioning to remove the pressure source, states ClinicalKey. Pressure sores on the buttocks are due to long periods of uninterrupted pressure on ... More »

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Pressure sores, or 'bed sores,' may be red, pink, yellowish or dark in color. Bedsores are classified into one of four stages, based on severity, according to Mayo Clinic. More »

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Pressure sores on the buttocks are treated by proper wound care and by repositioning to remove the pressure source, states ClinicalKey. Pressure sores on the buttocks are due to long periods of uninterrupted pressure on ... More »

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Pressure sores, also known as ulcers or bed sores, are treated by repositioning and padding the body and keeping wounds clean and dressed, Merck Manuals states. Doctors may prescribe medication to manage pain or perform ... More »

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Pressure sores are classified as stage I through stage IV, with stage I being the least severe and stage IV being the most severe, notes MedlinePlus. A pressure sore can't be classified if the base of the sore is covered... More »

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