Tuesday, May 30, 2023

decubitus ulcers.. The most serious problem that wrinkles in the bedclothes can cause



The most serious problem that wrinkles in the bedclothes can cause is:


  • a- restlessness.
  • b- sleeplessness.
  • c- decubitus ulcers.
  • d- bleeding and shock.

Answer c.

The most serious problem that wrinkles in the bedclothes can cause patients are decubitus ulcers, or decubiti.

Patients and families are aware that decubitus ulcers are painful, heal slowly and are often considered as an indication of poor quality of care. When caregivers provide the best care each time, patients can avoid suffering.

Richard had developed a preventable decubitus ulcer during respite care in a nursing home. The experience had inspired him and his helping wife Doreen to help inform and educate - in the hope that by working together, we can eliminate preventable bed sores.