are common among the elderly, especially those in nursing homes or confined
to a bed for a prolonged period of time. Pressure ulcers are often a
painful by-product of such circumstances, and if unidentified or
untreated, can lead to death. In addition to pressure ulcers, geriatric patients
often suffer from skin tears due to thinning of the skin with age. For additional
information, please contact NOVA at
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