Bedsores Symptoms, causes and prevention

Pressure ulcer nurse

Pressure sores, also known as bedsores or pressure sores, are a common problem. They occur anywhere on the body where pressure is applied for an extended period of time. While they can be painful and cause a lot of discomfort to the patient, they can also lead to more serious health problems. In this article, …

The difference between preventive and curative antidecubitus mattresses

Preventive and curative anti-decubitus mattresses

Preventing pressure ulcers in hospitals

Preventing pressure ulcers as a hospital is critical

You would think that when it comes to pressure sores, there would be no problem in hospitals. Hospitals are places where there is enough medical knowledge to preventively combat pressure sores. At least, you would think so. Yet it is wrong to think that hospitals are immune from pressure sores. In fact, several studies show …

Pressure ulcers prevention for wheelchair users

Pressure sores in wheelchair users

The seating area, which we will discuss in more detail in this blog, is a high-risk spot when it comes to pressure sores. So preventing pressure sores in wheelchair users is also a high priority. Why? We’ll explain that to you below. The good news is that there are aids that help prevent pressure sores. …

Preventing bedsores in nursing homes

Pressure ulcers deserve great attention in the nursing home

The topic of pressure ulcers (bedsores) is high on the agenda in nursing homes. And that’s a good thing, because the risk among the elderly is particularly high. The fact that attention is paid to it, however, does not mean that effective solutions are put in place. And that is exactly what is needed, because …

When to choose an alternating antidecubitus mattress?

Alternerating antidecubitus mattrass

An alternating mattress is an effective tool in the fight against bedsores. An alternating pressure mattress is also called an interchangeable pressure mattress. How does this antidecubitus product work? And when do you best deploy this type of mattress? Then read on quickly. What is an alternating mattress? An alternating mattress is a mattress that …

When to use a hybrid antidecubitus mattress?

Hybrid anti-cubitus mattress

This is a logical question during the search for a suitable mattress. There are all kinds of mattresses. Inventions don’t stop for now, so more are bound to follow in the coming years. In the blog below, we explain the hybrid mattress to you. What is it? What are the benefits of a hybrid mattress …

The utility of positioning products to prevent decubitus

Positioning products decubitus

Pressure sores are a condition that can happen to anyone. Bedsores are often seen in patients who are bedridden. Bedsores can also occur in people who sit a lot. Such a wound is caused by pressure on a part of the body. Unfortunately, this is associated with major health risks. This blog discusses how positioning …