PRESSURE ULCER

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A region of dead tissue resulting from cells being killed by prolonged pressure.

PRESSURE ULCER: "Due to a sustained period of inactivity, Agnes began to develop a pressure ulcer on her hip."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "PRESSURE ULCER," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pressure-ulcer/ (accessed June 26, 2022).

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