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Prevention of pressure sores

[engineering and clinical aspects]

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Published by A. Hilger in Bristol, Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bedsores -- Prevention.,
  • Decubitus Ulcer -- prevention & control.,
  • Equipment Design.,
  • Pressure.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 224-247) and index.

    Statementedited by J.G. Webster.
    SeriesThe Adam Hilger series on biomedical engineering
    ContributionsWebster, John G., 1932-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRL675 .P74 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 250 p. :
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1853690M
    ISBN 10075030099X
    LC Control Number90005395

    Prevention of Pressure Sores: Engineering and Clinical Aspects collects together material from throughout the literature. The book first discusses the causes of pressure sores and then describes warning signs and behavior to prevent the incidence of pressure sores. It also examines the numerous diff. Prevention of pressure sores. If you are caring for someone confined to a bed or chair for any period of time, it's important to be aware of the risk of pressure sores. To prevent skin damage, you need to relieve the pressure, reduce the time that .

    Define early interventions for pressure ulcer prevention, and to manage Stage I pressure ulcers. This best practice guideline assists nurses who work in diverse practice settings to identify adults who are at risk of pressure ulcers. This guideline focuses its recommendations on: Practice Recommendations including assessment, planning. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as pressure sores, bedsores and decubitus ulcers, can range from a very mild pink coloration of the skin, which disappears in a few hours after the pressure is relieved, to a very deep wound extending to and in very serious cases sometimes through a bone and into internal organs. There are many similarities to burn wounds in terms of the course of .

    Pressure sores: Prevention What causes pressure sores? Too much pressure on the same area can cause pressure sores (also called ulcers). Pressure causes a loss of blood flow and oxygen to the area, which can cause the skin and tissue cells to die. This occurs more often if your child is unable to move freely. liquid‐filled blister. There will not be bruising. These open sores also pose a high risk for infection. Stage 2 The treatment for a Stage 2 pressure ulcer or bedsore must be done under the direction of a medical doctor and is usually provided by a skilled nurse visit several times a Size: KB.


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Book Description. Prevention of Pressure Sores: Engineering and Clinical Aspects collects together material from throughout the literature. The book first discusses the causes of pressure sores and then describes warning signs and behavior to prevent the incidence of pressure sores.

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