Bed sores are skin wounds that are caused by unnecessary pressure on soft or diluent skin. It appears to people’s skin because of numerous linking factors such as humidity, constant pressure on the skin, a skin wound which is not properly treated and is exposed to moisture and to people who are immobile and are confined to wheelchairs or beds.
Bedsores are also known as pressure sores or pressure ulcers. Bed sores generally appear on the skin in less time and are difficult to be cured. The chances of elderly people getting bed sores are higher because their skin is more sensitive to even the slightest pressures. Also, the reduced amount of movement of aging people makes them eben more vulnerable to bed sores or pressure sores.
The cure of bed sores could be the use of skin barriers that is a simple product in numerous different forms that include sprays, ointments and wipes. The use of skin barriers can protect skin from humidity and allows your skin to get dry.
Furthermore, if a patient is confined to bed or wheelchair, he/she should always change his/her position every hour, so that the skin would rest. These precautionary and prevention measures can prove helpful for people and one can easily get rid of bed sores.