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I have client whom is cared for at home has developed a gluteal pressure sore family looking for guidance on curing before further damage occurs

By Anonymous April 15, 2018 - 3:02pm
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Hello. Thank you for posting.

A decubitus ulcer is also known as a pressure ulcer, pressure sore, or bedsore. It’s an open wound on your skin. Decubitis ulcers often occur on the skin covering bony areas. The most common places for a decubitis ulcer are your:

A healthcare provider should evaluate the area. Treatment will depend on the stage of the ulcer. Treatment can include medications, therapies, or in severe cases, surgery. Antibacterial drugs may treat the infection. You may also receive medication to relieve or reduce any discomfort. Keeping the site clean and free of debris is important to promote healing.


April 15, 2018 - 3:44pm
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