Pressure Sores

Pressure sores are ulcers formed on bony prominence when excessive pressure is exerted on the soft tissue for long time leading to ischemia, these are commonly found in patients who are debilitated and are on bed for long time. these include paraplegics, diabetics, patients who are lying down for long time due to other diseases. treatment of pressure sore focuses on preventing them from getting worse by change of position, improvement of nutrition, prevention of infection. advances disease need surgical intervention and aftercare.

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