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Skin Care & Pressure Sores

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Stage 1 Pressure Sore

Skin is not broken but is red or discolored.

Photo source: “Pressure Ulcers” by Judy Farness, et al. Baylor College of Medicine, 2001. Available at http://www.ouhsc.edu/geriatricmedicine/Education/pu/ulcer.htm. Accessed 8/7/09. Used with permission.