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By David Lewis
Special to the Village News 

Another way to prevent bedsores

 

Last updated 2/9/2018 at 3:22pm



The Fallbrook Village News recently published an article concerning bedsores and the financial risk to health care facilities because of them. Bed sores, or decubitus ulcers, are serious medical conditions that can lead to the death of the patient, which is what happened to actor Christopher Reeve (Superman) in 2004.

In many cases, incontinence of the patient promotes a bed sore. The medical device featured in the article takes the approach of introducing air, or oxygen, right to the affected area, to assist healing. A device such as this, one that can prevent or help heal the sore, is obv...



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