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What is an Arterial Ulcer?

When there is poor blood perfusion to the lower extremities, the tissue and skin on the lower legs become ischemic—causing an open wound to form. Furthermore, any cuts, scrapes, or minor injuries to the lower legs become difficult...

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What is a Diabetic Ulcer?

Uncontrolled high blood sugar eventually causes damage to the nerves causing neuropathy, where one cannot feel pain from injury—leading to a wound or EA ulceration to progress substantially before it is detected and treated. Photo credit: AAWC

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What is a Pressure Ulcer?

When unrelieved pressure causes damage to the skin and underlying structures, an ulceration can develop, known as a pressure ulcer. There are many factors that can contribute to the development of a pressure injury such as friction, shear,...

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What is a Stage I Pressure Ulcer?

When unrelieved pressure causes damage to the skin and underlying structures, an ulceration can develop, known as a pressure ulcer. There are many factors that can contribute to the development of a pressure injury such as friction, shear,...

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What is a Stage II Pressure Ulcer?

When unrelieved pressure causes damage to the skin and underlying structures, an ulceration can develop, known as a pressure ulcer. There are many factors that can contribute to the development of a pressure injury such as friction, shear,...

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What is a Stage III Pressure Ulcer?

When unrelieved pressure causes damage to the skin and underlying structures, an ulceration can develop, known as a pressure ulcer. There are many factors that can contribute to the development of a pressure injury such as friction, shear,...

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What is a Stage IV Pressure Ulcer?

When unrelieved pressure causes damage to the skin and underlying structures, an ulceration can develop, known as a pressure ulcer. There are many factors that can contribute to the development of a pressure injury such as friction, shear,...

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What is an Unstageable Pressure Ulcer?

When unrelieved pressure causes damage to the skin and underlying structures, an ulceration can develop, known as a pressure ulcer. There are many factors that can contribute to the development of a pressure injury such as friction, shear,...

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What is a Deep Tissue Injury (DTI)?

When unrelieved pressure causes damage to the skin and underlying structures, an ulceration can develop, known as a pressure ulcer. There are many factors that can contribute to the development of a pressure injury such as friction, shear,...

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What is a Venous Stasis Ulcer?

When the veins are not working properly, they are unable to adequately bring venous blood back to the heart, causing an increase in venous pressure and fluid to leak into the surrounding tissues (causing edema). Due to the...

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Anatomical Nomenclature

An anatomical diagram showing the body nomenclature.

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