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Reducing the period of immobilization following pressure sore surgery: a prospective, randomized trial.
Pressure sores are said to affect up to 20% of patients in acute care and residential homes.
In some cases, prevention can continue to be done even after a pressure sore has started to form.
A 72-year-old woman with intracranial hemorrhage with bed ridden developed a sacral grade IV pressure sore.
We performed 6 types of flaps for pressure sore coverage.
found that fasciocutaneous flaps provide better long-term results in surgical reconstruction of pressure sore than musculocutaneous flaps.
Case notes were reviewed and the presence of a pressure sore was noted.
Early intervention is the key to the prevention of pressure sore development.
We report a case of pressure sores occurring in the prone position under general anaesthesia on the malar prominences of both the cheeks.
Moreover, the incidence of pressure sores increased with each 10-year increase in age after 30, but it decreased with more years postinjury.
Having been used to providing a high standard of pressure care, monitored by a Pressure Sore Register [11], they were reluctant to allow supports to be used which they felt might jeopardize the patients and insisted on their being transferred to alternatives if they showed even minor deterioration.