-- Diana Kohnle
(HealthDay News) -- Pressure ulcers, commonly called bed sores,
are wounds that develop on the skin from staying in one position
without shifting your weight.
People who have just had surgery and aren't able to get out of
bed, for example, may acquire a pressure ulcer because the constant
weight on the affected area decreases blood supply, killing
The U.S. National Library of Medicine says the following
conditions may foster pressure ulcers.:
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