close
    what factors contribute to pressure sores

    +1  Views: 253 Answers: 3 Posted: 3 years ago

    3 Answers

    Staying in one position for a prolonged time. Pohibits the blood flow to that particular area and the skin starts to breakdown.

    What witchway says is true, but you must also essentially consider the patients underlying medical issues, especially  diabetes and heart disease/impaired blood flow throughout the body. There are others I'm sure, but I'm not an expert. Consistent and frequent repositioning of the body, up and ambulatory/walking if possible  (for better blood circulation)  and proper, attentive care  given  by care-givers as well as doctors  given at the first signs of a bed sore can manage it well or even stave it off.  Best of luck.

    Click > Bedsores (Pressure sores): Causes - MayoClinic.com



    Top contributors in Other - General Health Care category

     
    ROMOS
    Answers: 29 / Questions: 0
    Karma: 1890
     
    country bumpkin
    Answers: 25 / Questions: 0
    Karma: 1495
     
    jhharlan
    Answers: 26 / Questions: 0
    Karma: 1230
     
    Colleen
    Answers: 48 / Questions: 0
    Karma: 1155
    > Top contributors chart

    Unanswered Questions

    How do I run profiSUBMIT?
    Answers: 0 Views: 122 Rating: 0
    Looking to install ConceptDraw VI?
    Answers: 0 Views: 120 Rating: 0
    Where can I download SuddenAttackNA?
    Answers: 0 Views: 128 Rating: 0
    How do I install Travelocity Desktop Application?
    Answers: 0 Views: 125 Rating: 0
    How do I install CabloCAD 2009?
    Answers: 0 Views: 147 Rating: 0
    How do I use RainMaker AutoPoster?
    Answers: 0 Views: 99 Rating: 0
    Looking to install StarTeam 2008 Eclipse Client?
    Answers: 0 Views: 141 Rating: 0
    Where can I download Digital School?
    Answers: 0 Views: 93 Rating: 0
    > More questions...
    434328
    questions
    671236
    answers
    432385
    users