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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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Shouuld I be wearing nappies if I wet the bed?

Shouuld I be wearing nappies if I wet the bed?

Maybe: If you have not had this evaluated it would be good to seek out a consultation with your doc. After treatable causes have been excluded, you need to do what works for you. At least 1% of adults bed wet in the US for no apparent reason. Other cultures/populations vary. There are measures that reduce urine formation at night and some treatments that may help. Talk with your doc. ...Read more

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Must I allow my child to have an ipad in his bed?

Must I allow my child to have an ipad in his bed?

No: Why would you feel that your child must have one. There is absolutely no need for one. And in his room, you can not supervise what activities are occurring. ...Read more

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Is it okay to wear earplugs and headphones to bed?

Is it okay to wear earplugs and headphones to bed?

Ear plugs to bed: Why are you wearing headphones to bed? You can use soft ear plugs that are maleable and fit comfortably into the ear canal to muffle noise but I would not recommend wearing headphones or ear plugs to bed for listening to music as you will irritate the ear canal and possibly damage your hearing due to constant noise exposure. ...Read more

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Could masturbating on bed leads to weakness?

Could masturbating on bed leads to weakness?

Don't see how: I don't see how long term weakness could occur. I imagine if you did masturbate at a high repetition rate your arm could fatigue but it would return quickly. ...Read more

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Is suction recommended for terminally ill and bed-ridden patients?

Is suction recommended for terminally ill and bed-ridden patients?

Depends: There are many ways of managing secretions in the terminally ill. Most good hospice companies are well prepared to manage all symptoms. Suction is one option, but it's not always the best. ...Read more

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Do I need a new bed?

Do I need a new bed?

Maybe: I do not endorse any particular brand. Most conventional bed last about ten years, but your experience may differ. Try to lie on any bed you are considering for awhile. Even a very well made expensive bed may not be comfortable for you. If you can, try to negotiate for exchange if you find that your new bed aggravates your back or neck. ...Read more

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How to last longer in bed?

ED?: Perhaps your best option would be a history and physical by your urologist ...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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At what age are bunk beds safe?

6 years: Bunk beds are a fun and efficient way for children to share a bedroom. Unfortunately, serious injuries have been reported with their use. Use newer beds which meet the cpsc 2000 safety standards. Guard rails should begin close to the bottom of the upper bunk and rise 5 " above the mattress. Safe use includes no jumping, pushing or horseplay on the beds and limiting the top to only one person. ...Read more

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I only itch when in my bed why?

I only itch when in my bed why?

Itch: Obviously something in the bed (sheets, detergents, fabrics) are causing the itch. ...Read more

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Do bed wetters have neuro damage?

Do bed wetters have neuro damage?

Unlikely: Bed wetting has not been known to cause neurological damage. ...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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My child still wets the bed at 12. Why?

My child still wets the bed at 12. Why?

Primary enuresis: It is believed that enuretic children have delayed cortical maturation for voiding control, are deep sleepers, and often have positive family history. Seek a medical attention. Oral DDAVP (desmopressin) and bedwetting alarm are options available. ...Read more

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What beds are made for disabled people?

Hospital beds: Hospital beds may be helpful for disabled people, but there are not specific beds for "disabled people". ...Read more

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What could cause one to urinati in bed?

Age dependent: Children of course do this commonly. In the middle years it can be due to vivid dreams but can also be an effect of ingesting certain drugs and substances of abuse. In older folks it can be caused by prostate issues and weakened muscles of control. At 33 years consider what you did or ingested prior to going to sleep. ...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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Should you let your dog lay in your bed?

Should you let your dog lay in your bed?

PET THERAPY: PET THERAPY is effective for many conditions, anxiety/insomnia/depression. People with pets live longer and tend to be more active. I personally prefer Dogs. The main issue I have seen has been with allergies& asthma. In that case seek a hypoallergenic breed IE SHIH TZU. ...Read more

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Is it possible to suffocate from a family bed?

Is it possible to suffocate from a family bed?

Yes: Babies have died from suffocation of moving sleeping adults in these situations. Tragic but true. ...Read more

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Could it be alright for me to wear a bra to bed?

Could it be alright for me to wear a bra to bed?

That depends on: Some women (especially those with larger breasts or who are pregnant) sleep in a bra for comfort. It is recommended that a bra worn for sleep have a soft cup without under-wire or metal clasps. A shelf or cross-over design is also recommended. Bras worn for sleep are made. Use of improper cup depth can lead to rashes or chafing (due to breast contact against chest wall w trapped sweat). ...Read more

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What must I know when turning a frail person in bed?

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What must I know when turning a frail person in bed?

Frail person: Level of discomfort if moved, fragil bones, if any bed sores (pressure ulcers) are present, skin temperature if too cold or too warm, level of alertness & responsiveness, if any contraindications given by his/her doctor re. Mobility. ...Read more

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Why is it important to do bed transfers correctly in the or?

Why is it important to do bed transfers correctly in the or?

Injury to back: You can injure or strain your back if you are not careful. In moving the pateint. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I'm 22 and wetting the bed why is this happening to me?

What do you suggest if I'm 22 and wetting the bed why is this happening to me?

Recommend: Evaluation by an urologist to determine why you are experiencing nocturnal enuresis. ...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

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