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Can you use pillows with a clinitron bed?

Clinitron: For under the head yes but maximal benefit of pressure relief in other areas is without pillows. ...Read more

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What are bed transfers like?

What are bed transfers like?

Bed Transfers: When you perform a bed transfer, you help a bedridden person move from the bed to a chair or wheelchair. You also may help move him back into bed. You can use the pivot transfer, scoot transfer or slide board transfer. A gait belt can be used with any of these transfers. ...Read more

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How would turn a frail person in bed?

How would   turn a frail person in bed?

Log-roll: The best way would be to use a sheet under the patient while he/she is flat on their back. By lifting the sheet, you can roll the patient from one side to the other. Raise the head of the bed to a comfortable height when you are done. ...Read more

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Should you ware underware in bed or not?

Your choice: There is no particularly correct answer for this question. Some do, some do not. ...Read more

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What are bed sores?

What are bed sores?

Unhealthy Tissue: Bed sores or pressure ulcers are tissue lesions caused by poor circulation and pressure to the tissues. ...Read more

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What causes bed sores?

What causes bed sores?

Bed sores: Bed sores are due to pressure injuries to the skin. There are two sides to the equation: the length and type of pressure on the one side; and the vulnerability of the skin on the other (moisture, edema, arterial disease, prior disease, etc.). The types of pressure injuries include friction, shearing, and pressure. ...Read more

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How can I treat bed sores?

How can I treat bed sores?

Bedsores: Bedsores fall into one of four stages based on their severity. The appropriate treatment would depend on the stage of your bedsores. The first step in treating a sore at any stage is relieving the pressure that caused it. See a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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How do people get bed sores?

Friction: They are often caused by friction when people are not moved properly and an area rubs on the bed sheets. ...Read more

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What do bed sores look like?

What do bed sores look like?

ULCERATION SKIN: There is loss of superficial skin in earlier vstages, than there is loss os of soft tissue and in severe cases all the way to the bone.See the images. ...Read more