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Q: What is the treatment for decubitus ulcers?
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By what other names are bedsores known?

decubitus ulcers, pressure ulcers, or pressure sores

What is another term for bedsores?

Bedsores are also called decubitus ulcers, pressure ulcers, or pressure sores

The MOST serious problem that wrinkles in the bedclothes can cause?

Decubitus ulcers

What is Sacral decubitus ulcers?

The scarum is at the base of your spine , at the top part of your buttocks. A decubitus ulcer is a sore caused by prolonged pressure.

The medical term for a bedsore is?

They are often called "pressure sores" or "pressure ulcers," and their medical name is "decubitus ulcers."

Decubitus ulcers may develop in clients who are?

incontinent, paralyzed, poorly nourished

What is the cause of decubitus ulcers?

Decubitus ulcers, or pressure sores, are caused by immobility, usually in elderly infirm individuals. The constant pressure limits blood flow, causing the tissue to necrose (die), leading to ulceration of the tissue.

What are five areas of the body to be examined for decubitus ulcers?

Decubitus ulcers are bedsores, and a sign of inexcusably bad nursing. They are mostly to be found on areas where there is little fat covering a bony prominence, such as: heels elbows sacrum hips I have never seen them in any other place.

What it's decubitus ulcers?

Decubitus ulcers (also called pressure sores or bed sores) are chronic wounds ranging from mild inflammed patches to deep ulcers that can harbor infection) caused by prolonged pressure on them (or when the skin of the weight bearing part of the body is squeezed between the bone and with another part of the body or hard object).

What can be given to a dog for ulcers?

That depends on the type of ulcers -- gastric ulcers? sores or ulcers on the skin? Your Vet is your best bet for diagnosing the cause, and proper treatment, of the ulcers.

What kind of doctor treats eye ulcers?

An opthalmologist should be consulted for treatment of eye ulcers.

How does visualizing changes in skin color due to continuous external pressure relate to formation of decubitus ulcers?

First of all, if you are trying to change your skin color by visualizing changes because you feel external pressure, then you may be developing chronic stress. If you are so depressed that you do not get out of bed for days and remain in one position then you may get decubitus ulcers, otherwise they are not related.

What is the plural of decubitus?

The plural is the same as the singular: decubitus

What can one treat a decubitus ulcer?

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.

What treatment options are there for mouth ulcers?

There are several different treatment options for mouth ulcers depending on the severity of the ulcers. To treat mild ulcers, user a soft toothbrush for brushing your teeth and avoid hard foods that will irritate the ulcer. For more severe ulcers, a medical professional may prescribe pain medication and antimicrobial mouthwash.

What is plural for decubitus?

The singular and plural are both decubitus. It is not changed to decubiti.

Can surgery be performed more than once on the same wound such as a sacral pressure wound?

Yes. Debridement of pressure sores (decubitus ulcers) can occur many times, if need be.

What medicines are used for treating decubitus ulcers?

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)

What is the treements for piptic ulcer and what is the disease and condition?

Treatment of peptic ulcers

What conditions is garlic not medicinally appropriate to treat?

treatment of peptic ulcers

Is amlexanox available in india?

Currently it is available in India in form of 5% Amlexanox Paste for the treatment of Aphthous ulcers i.e. Mouth Ulcers

What is chlordiazepox-clidinium?

treatment of stomach disorders such as ulcers or irritable bowel syndrome

What is an arterial ulcer?

Answer An arterial ulser is an ulser on an artery. Nothing to play with for sure. -The above answer is not entirely correct. An arterial ulcer refers to an ulcer that may have developed from but is prohibited from healing by arterial insufficiency. These ulcers tend to be at the distal (farthest away from the body) part of the feet. These contrast to Venous ulcers (due to lack of the bodies ability to return fluid away from the legs), neurotrophic (diabetic) and pressure ulcers (decubitus ulcers).

What are skin cells deprived of that results in a decubitus ulcer?

Oxygen and other nutrients are needed by all cells. When continuous pressure occurs, without a change of position (e.g. elderly people who cannot change their position in bed) blood flow is significantly reduced or cut off, and then decubitus ulcers are more likely to occur.

What is a decubitus ucler?