What is decubitus

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Decubitus, or bed sores, are pressure ulcers caused by prolonged pressure on soft tissues, often resulting from immobility and lying or sitting in the same position for extended periods of time. Often associated with paralysis, bed sores can also occur in bedridden patients who are unable to move or turn themselves and in those who …

Bedsores Symptoms, causes and prevention

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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, …

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 when lying down for long periods of time

When lying down for long periods of time, the prevention of bedsores is very important

People who lie down a lot are especially prone to pressure sores. Preventing bedsores when lying down for a long time is therefore very important. Especially for bedridden people, one should look for aids that can prevent pressure sores. In the blog below, we discuss how this can be tackled. Curious about existing solutions? Then …

How do you choose the right antidecubitus cushion?

How do you choose the right antidecubitus cushion?

Choosing medical devices is perhaps the most important weapon in the fight against pressure sores. The recovery of pressure sores can take a long time, and again, prevention is better than curing decubitus. But when the wounds have unexpectedly occurred, it is important to combat them effectively. The wounds must be given the opportunity to …

How to choose the right antidecubitus mattress?

How to choose the right antidecubitus mattress?

An antidecubitus mattress gives a lot of relief to people who are bedridden. Through the use of this type of aid, bedsores caused by friction or abrasion are prevented. This prevents excessive pinching of the skin. However, there are numerous choices you can make when it comes to mattresses, but how do you choose the …

How can decubitus be recognized and prevented?

Recognizing and preventing pressure ulcers

Pressure sores or bedsores can be very painful and dangerous. They are most common in people who are in wheelchairs or patients who are bedridden. It is very important to detect and treat pressure sores quickly to prevent further infections. How can pressure ulcers be recognized and prevented? In this article, you’ll read about it …