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Diabetic Ulcers vs. Pressure Sores – What’s the Difference?

March 18, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Difference between Pressure Sores and Diabetic Foot Ulcers   |   0 Comment

A pressure sore (bedsore) is a wound that develops on bony prominences due to unrelieved pressure, i.e. a failure of nurses to turn and reposition the patient. A diabetic ulcer, commonly found on the foot or heel, is another type of chronic wound that develops due to poor blood flow and circulation, secondary to diabetes. […]

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