A Pressure Injury resource for both patients and caregivers alike. Learn more about pressure injuries, prevention measures and how to better manage them.
A Pressure Injury resource for both patients and caregivers.
Learn about what pressure injuries are, how they develop, signs of a pressure injury, and where they commonly occur.
Old age, poor health, weight issues, reduced mobility, and having incontinence may put you at higher risk of developing pressure injuries.
Learn about how pressure injuries are classified by severity (Stage 1 to Stage 4, unstageable pressure injury, and deep tissue pressure injury), and the types of medical devices that may contribute to pressure injuries.
Prevention is better than cure! Follow the 6 steps to preventing pressure injuries…Think I.N.J.U.R.Y.
Pressure Injuries can cause pain, increase risk of infection, and can also lead to long-term disability or death.
Left untreated, pressure injuries can lead to other serious problems.
There are a variety of methods to care for pressure injuries.
Eating and drinking well reduces the risk of developing pressure injuries.
Pressure Injuries can take a long time to heal, depending on its severity. Learn what you can expect and what you should do when a pressure injury develops, and how you can help prevent recurrence.
Early detection and treatment are important in preventing complications.
Approach a healthcare professional if you notice signs of a pressure injury or require more information.
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