Browsing articles tagged with " Skin Tear"
Sep
5
2011

Pressure Ulcers

Pressure ulcers is any injury caused by unrelieved pressure; a decubitus ulcer, bedsore, or pressure sore that usually occurs in bony prominence like the shoulder blades, elbows, hip bones, sacrum, knees, ankle bones, heel and toes. These are all pressure points because they bear the weight of the body in a certain position. Stages of Pressure Ulcers: Stage 1 – the skin is red. The color does not return to normal when the skin is […]