Bed sores also known as decubitus , , or may simply be described as a lesion, break, or in the skin that fails to heal and the damaged area then develops inflammation of the area surrounding it. Such sores occur mostly in bedridden, disabled, paralyzed, , and many and senior citizens of the who aren’t able to alter their positions regularly, leading to increased pressure over abaxial portions of the .
Small bed sores need to be dressed regularly, while excoriations may require that the further spread of inflammation and the entry of is prevented.surgery. There are also other available that are expensive, time-consuming, and painful like ‘Electric Stimulation’, ‘Hyperbaric Therapy’, and the ‘Vacuum Assisted Closure’. If not treated in a timely manner, bed sores can lead to the area being cut off from rest of the body’s , ensuing in amputation or even life-threatening situations. This helps in the maintenance of integrity and eliminates tiny so
Symptoms of Bed Sores
It is easy to detect the formation of bed sores at its earliest point of being observed. That is when treatment should begin. The mainof bed sores are as follow:
- in the areas which suffer excessive pressure
- Tearing or on the skin, especially over bony areas
- Reddened skin, which does not turn white when pressed
- The affected area remains warm and tender
- Pus formation or swelling, resulting in a bad
- Sores, , or small craters begin to appear at later stages
- in joints and
Specialized care of bedridden individuals can prove advantageous in resolving bed sorein its early stages.