Tag Archives: decubitus

Sudocrem Treats Decubitus Ulcers

April 02, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Decubitus Ulcer Prevention   |   0 Comment

Does Sudocrem treat decubitus ulcers? Many users of the Sudocrem product say yes, they help the healing of decubitus ulcers. Sudocrem Background Sudocrem moisturizes the effected area of the skin and keeps the skin intact. Even though Sudocrem is commonly used to heal baby diaper rash, the moisturizing and soothing components are helpful in healing […]

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Omega 3 Fish Oil to help Decubitus Pressure Ulcers

March 20, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Treatment of Decubitus Ulcers   |   0 Comment

Fish Oil Pills Can Help Heal Decubitus Pressure Wounds Can fish oil heal a pressure sore? Recently, Israeli scientists have linked omega 3 fish oil with decubitus ulcer (pressure sore) healing. As many people know, pressure sores form when there is unrelieved areas of pressure on a piece of skin (for more information see – […]

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Osteomyelitis in Decubitus Ulcers

March 15, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Decubitus Ulcer - Death,Infected Pressure Sore   |   0 Comment

How do I Know if there is Osteomyelitis in a Decubitus Ulcer? Osteomyelitis (bone infection) is common in patients suffering with decubitus ulcers. Common diseases associated with osteomyelitis in decubitus ulcers are dementia, bed bound or wheelchair bound patients, and patients who have received insufficient nutrition or hydration. Other common co-morbidities of decubitus ulcers infected […]

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Pressure Sore Statistics

March 11, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Pressure Sores in Hospital,Ulcers   |   0 Comment

Pressure Sore Statistics (Decubitus Ulcer Stats) Pressure Sore Statistics in Hospitals and Pressure Ulcer Statistics in Nursing Homes Estimates indicate that 1 to 3 million people in the United States develop decubitus ulcers each year. The NPUAP defines prevalence as “a proportion of persons who have a pressure ulcer at a specific point in time.”Prevalence of pressure sores […]

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