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One can treat a decubitus ulcer by using anti-biotics and also dressings. The treatment may vary, whether it is hospitalized or home treated, depending on the severity of the condition.

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Q: What can one treat a decubitus ulcer?
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How do you treat decubitus ulcer on the sacral area?

The sacrum is where the lower spine meets the upper buttocks. A decubitus ulcer is an open pressure sore can be avoided by repositioning, use of a low pressure mattress and off-loading the sensitive area.

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Can a nurse determine the stage of a decubitus ulcer?

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it depends on where the decubitus ulcer is, how deep into the tissue and what stage it is, there are 4 stages. There are different ways to treat an ulcer, topical creams/ointments, patches applied-duoderms, machines that are applied, various methods of dressing treatments (wet to dry dressing changes)

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If you look up what osteomyelitis is you will find the answer.

What is the medical term meaning bedsore?

The medical term for bedsore is decubitus ulcer.decubitus ulcer or pressure ulcer

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Blood supply

Why does a decubitus ulcer occur?

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