Bedsores: signs, treatment, varieties, characteristics, prognosis

August 23, 2017 23:00 | Necrosis Of Tissues

The patient, who is in a situation of very limited physical activity, lies in wait for a lot of attendant troubles.One of them is the probability of decubitus.And this article will tell you about how bedsores look, what care they require, what are the stages and treatment of decubitus, and about the prognosis for patients.

Features of the disease

The disease can occur at any age and does not depend on the patient's sex. Statistics show that, nevertheless, more than half of people who have had bedsores belong to the elderly age group.Of course, this is due to the reduced recovery capabilities of the body in this period.

And most likely this problem will overtake a person weakened by the underlying illness.The risk zone also includes people who, in addition, also have weight with deviations from the norm.And the weight and weight of the patient are equally adversely affected by the situation.

Below you will find photos of the initial and subsequent stages of pressure sores.

Photo of decubitus step



For decubitus on the heels, buttocks, coccyx and other places, read below.

Pathology localization

Areas where pathology is formed are defined by protruding parts that appear when lying down.If the person is more in a supine position, then this can be:

  • area of ​​the cone,
  • buttocks,
  • protruding vertebrae,
  • scapula,
  • elbows,
  • heels,