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Why is it effective to in preventing bed sores the rotation of patients every 2 hours?

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Dr. Gregory Surfield
Surgery - Plastics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Reduces pressure

The rotation relieves pressure and allows blood to circulate to the areas that had been deprived of blood flow.

In brief: Reduces pressure

The rotation relieves pressure and allows blood to circulate to the areas that had been deprived of blood flow.
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Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Avoids pressure

Rotation every 2 hours avoids pressure exerted in the skin surface constantly in one particular area

In brief: Avoids pressure

Rotation every 2 hours avoids pressure exerted in the skin surface constantly in one particular area
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