Topic Overview

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

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ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Brian D. O'Brien, MD - Internal Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Margaret Doucette, DO - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Wound Care, Hyperbaric Medicine

Current as ofJune 14, 2017