Hundreds of thousands of people develop pressure sores
each year while in hospital or private nursing care.
A DISABILITY champion has waited so long for a replacement wheelchair that he has developed pressure sores
that need surgery Peter Read lost the ability to walk after he broke his back in a hand-glider accident in 1995.
FIRE Betsi Cadwaladr Health Board saw a "significant rise" in the number of hospitalacquired pressure sores
last year and may struggle to breakeven financially in the next 12 months, says a new report.
The mattress should be used for prevention and treatment of pressure sores
and with category 2 according NPUAP / EPUAP international classification of pressure sores
Bedsores (also known as pressure sores
or ulcers) can affect anyone who is left sitting or lying in the same position for too long, for example after an epidural, or surgery.
Bentley, 65, of Woodthorpe Drive, Sandal, WaKefield, has denied charges relating to the alleged neglect of three elderly women who developed pressure sores
at the home in 2011.
The affliction - also known as pressure sores
or pressure ulcers - tends to affect people with health conditions that make it difficult to move, especially those lying in bed or sitting for prolonged periods.
London, Oct 16 ( ANI ): An underwear designed to jolt the buttocks with electricity may be able to prevent dangerous open wounds called pressure sores
, researchers have suggested.
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The sore on her coccyx worsened and additional pressure sores
developed on her ankles and feet, which ultimately necessitated multiple amputations.
HOSPITAL chiefs have been ordered to pay a disabled woman pounds 500,000 after a district nurse failed to properly diagnose infected pressure sores
The 47-year-old was forced to have a section of her femur removed after deep pressure sores
on her buttock sent an infection spreading through her thigh and pelvis.