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Superficial and Deep Pressure Ulcers

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How do superficial and deep pressure ulcers differ in clinical and etiologic features?

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Deep pressure ulcers and Superficial pressure ulcers have different etiologies and symptoms. This solution will discuss further.

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A Pressure ulcer occurs when there is damage to the skin and to the underlying tissue. Pressure ulcers usually develop over a bony prominence or can be a result of pressure from any apparatus that presses against the skin for an extended amount of time and restricts blood flow. Pressure ulcers may also result ...

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