Pressure ulcers, also known as bedsores, are painful and difficult to treat. Discover all you need to know about risks, prevention, and treatment of pressure ulcers.
The first step in preventing pressure ulcers is to know whether you or your loved on is at risk. Immobility, incontinence, and poor nutrition are just a few of the many risks factors.
Preventing pressure ulcers can be hard work, but it's well worth it. When you prevent a pressure ulcer from forming, you're also preventing the pain and discomfort one can cause.
The early stages of a pressure ulcer can be easy to miss. Often by the time one is identified, the damage is already done. Learn how you can identify the earliest stages of a pressure ulcer.
Pressure ulcers are painful! It's easier to prevent pressure ulcer pain than it is to treat it. Find ways that you can prevent pain from pressure ulcers and treat pain once it's begun.