Ulcer Aids; Sheets, Boots, Socks and Heel Protectors
Ulcer Aids: Pressure ulcers are areas of injured skin that remain in the same position for too long. Continuing education for pressure ulcer prevention: Taking the pressure off!
They commonly form where the bones are closer to the skin, such as the ankles, heels and hips.
The risk is greater if you are confined in a bed, you use a wheelchair or you can not change positions.
Pressure ulcers can cause serious infections, some of which can be life-threatening. They can be a problem for people in specialized care centers.
This is one of the most common health problems we face in our daily work.