Many diseases can man to bed. And from this day, he needs careful care.
After all, it depends on it, whether the person will get better or vice versa - his condition will worsen.
Bedsores are one of the main complications in such patients.
The main danger of decubitus is the subsequent necrosis of the skin.
In order to avoid this problem, you need to buy a special, anti-decubitus mattress. There are many varieties of these mattresses.
Balloon mattress. Its peculiarity is that it can have laser perforation on the surface. This will allow creating an additional airflow, thanks to which the patient's body is blown. This mattress can withstand weight up to 150 kg, which is very suitable for fat people. This mattress is used for the treatment of severe decubitus.
Cellular mattress. This mattress has a massage effect. Its function is to provide blood flow in the tissues, supply of nutrition to the cell of the body. These mattresses are very popular in surgery, traumatology and prevention of pressure sores in the initial stage. This mattress helps to avoid surgical intervention. The patient's weight should not exceed 120 kg.
Also important is the care of personal hygieneThe patient. This implies that you need to change the bed linen and bed linen daily for the patient. Since the crumbs and folds on the bed of the patient, contribute to skin irritation, as well as the appearance of pressure sores in the patient. Therefore, the bed linen of the patient should be well stretched.
When you turn the patient sideways, you mustTo cover it with pillows, to prevent falling. The interval between turns is 1.5-2 hours. There is a special functional bed. With its help it is much more convenient to turn the patient.
All these inventories for care of patients can bePurchase in the specialized shops of your city. However, it should be noted that buying a mattress does not relieve you of all of the above activities. By purchasing a mattress, you make life easier for the patient.