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, …

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 …

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 …