Day: January 17, 2020

Managing Pressure Sores

How to Prevent and Manage Pressure Sores Effectively

For the bedbound, and for the infirm, pressure sores/ulcers can be an all too common problem. It is estimated that just in the US alone, $11 billion per year is spent on treating pressure sores.

Pressure sores can not only be extremely painful, but if left untreated, they can become infected and lead to a severe complications including in some cases amputation and death. While pressure sores commonly occur for users with decreased mobility, there are a number of ways in which they can be prevented or mitigated.

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