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Bedsores preventive treatment

Bedsores preventive treatment

What is a bedsore? Bedsore is a skin condition arising from the exposure to the following factors: Pressure causing local ischemia – cells which are deprived of oxygen die, and repeated periods of skin affecting pressure lead to inflammation – that can quickly lead to developing a bedsore. Friction – rubbing peels the epidermis, making […]

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Incontinence dilemma: quality or savings? Both!

Incontinence dilemma: quality or savings? Both!

The prevalence of incontinence among people aged 65 and over is significant.  Prevalence varies by living arrangement with the highest rates in long-term nursing home residents (75.8%) and hospice patients (62.1%). The situation is slightly better for noninstitutionalized persons (50.9%), short-term nursing home residents (46.1%) and home healthcare patients (45.4%) with the lowest —  but […]

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