Older and Young patients who need to stay in one position or are bedridden for prolonged periods are at the greatest risk of developing pressure ulcers or bedsores. These injuries to the skin as the result of prolonged constant pressure on the skin. Bed pressure sores can develop in as little as 20 minutes and are more often than not difficult to treat.
Now there are several care strategies such as the use of the different types of true medical sheepskin that can help to prevent and reduce bedsores.
1. AS4480.1 High-Temperature washable, Urine and Blood Resistant Australian made Medical Sheepskin – Highest Quality available anywhere, this is a PREMIUM Medical Sheepskin, made and complying with the strict Australian Standard. Look for the AS4480.1 Australian Standard stamp
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