News tagged with bedsores

Fish oil helps heal bed sores of the critically ill

Chock-full of Omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants, fish oil can help lower blood pressure, reduce inflammation in the skin and joints, and promote healthy fetal development. Now a Tel Aviv University researcher has found ...

Dec 04, 2012
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To assess the mobility of bed-ridden patients

In June a monitoring system is becoming commercially available that will allow nursing staff to accurately record the mobility of bedridden persons. The system has been developed for the prevention of bedsores ...

Apr 26, 2012
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Better mattresses improve care, cut hospital costs: study

Hospitals could reduce health care costs arising from pressure ulcers, commonly known as bedsores, by investing in pressure-reduction mattresses for elderly patients in emergency departments, according to new research from ...

Aug 17, 2011
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