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      5900 BYRON CENTER AVE SW

      WYOMING, MI

      (616) 252-7200

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      4055 CASCADE RD SE

      GRAND RAPIDS, MI

      (616) 252-4010

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Pressure Injuries

Early-stage and late-stage pressure injuries

Pressure injuries develop when constant pressure on an area of skin reduces blood supply to the skin and nearby tissue. Pressure injuries can range from mild reddening of the skin (early stage) to severe tissue damage that extends through the skin and soft tissue and into the bone (late stage).

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer E. Gregory Thompson, MD – Internal Medicine
Adam Husney, MD – Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito, MD – Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Margaret Doucette, DO – Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Wound Care, Hyperbaric Medicine

Current as ofJune 7, 2017

Current as of: June 7, 2017

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD – Internal Medicine & Adam Husney, MD – Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD – Family Medicine & Margaret Doucette, DO – Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Wound Care, Hyperbaric Medicine

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