Thursday, September 23, 2021

Tag: Pressure Sores

Spinal cord injuries may lead to pressure sores

There are numerous other health issues that people with various types of disabilities have to cope with on an almost daily basis. Depending on...

Robust Regeneration of Injured Nerves Achieved for First Time in Adult Mammalian Spinal Cord

BOSTON, Aug. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers for the first time have induced robust regeneration of nerve tissue connections in injured adult spinal cord sites...

University of Louisville, Kentucky centers develop treatments, create hope for spinal cord injuries

A bullet remains lodged in Michelle Alexander's spinal cord nearly six years after her husband shot her four times — instantly paralyzing her —...

Can spinal cord injury patients with bed sores develop autonomic dysreflexia?

Autonomic Dysreflexia (or hyperreflexia) is a dangerous condition that can occur with bed sore patients or patients with spinal cord injuries above the middle...

‘Avatar’ Gets Mixed Praise From Paraplegics

Wheelchair Users Say Paraplegic Action Movie Character Inaccurate, but Uplifting Like others who flocked to see the blockbuster movie "Avatar," 26-year-old Santina Muha was thrilled...

Prevention of pressure ulcers

Experts all agree that it is far easier to prevent bed sore than to treat them. However, easier does not necessarily mean easy. With...

What are the treatment options for pressure ulcers?

Treating pressure ulcers is not easy. If it is an open wound it most likely will not heal rapidly; even when healing does take...

What are the signs and symptoms of pressure ulcers?

A symptom is something the patient feels and reports, while a sign is something other people, such as the doctor detect. For example, pain...

What Are Bed Sores (pressure Ulcers)?

Bed sores, also known as pressure ulcers, pressure sores or decubitus ulcers are skin lesions which can be caused by friction, humidity, temperature, continence,...

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