Pressure Sores: Skin Care Prevention and Treatment

Part 1 of this 41 minute video reviews describes skin functions & risk factors for pressure sores, prevention of pressure sores such as proper seating, weight shifts, and nutrition. The impact of a pressure sore on QOL is explored. 56.2 mb download or watch on streaming real media.
Part 2 is a 10 minute video that utilizes an anatomical model to demonstrate techniques for general care and treatment options for the four stages and unstageable pressure sores and tunneling wounds. Please note that the pressure ulcer stages were updated for 2007. See our SCI Infosheet on Prevention of Pressure Ulcers for the updated stages. 10 mb download or watch on streaming real media.

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