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What areas of the body are prone to develop bed sores?
Bed sores can develop in any area of the body where pressure is continually applied without relief. Most frequently, we see bed sores in areas of the body that bear a majority of a person’s body weight when they sit or lay in one position for long periods of time such as:
In addition predominate weight-bearing areas, bed sores (also called: pressure sores, pressure ulcers or decubitus ulcers) can develop in any area of the body where constant pressure against the skin reduces the blood supply to that area, and the affected tissue dies.
Although less common, bed sores can develop in other areas such as:
The back of the head
About Bed Sore FAQ
Bed Sore FAQ is sponsored from a grant provided by Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers. The purpose of Bed Sore FAQ i
s to provide information to to patients and families in order to make informed decisions concerning
circumstances where a pressure sore has developed during an admission to a nursing home, hospital or
assisted living facility. This material is for informational purposes and is not intended to take the place of
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