Almost 5,000 hospital admissions for pressure sores & ulcers in Australia annually
Pressure ulcers tend to occur on the legs & feet
Majority of traumatic SPI are due to transport accidents
While bedsores or pressure ulcers predominantly affect older people, people of any age may find themselves with the need to treat a long-lasting or weeping wound. Watch the video below to learn how to apply a foam dressing to help avoid infection and aid with the healing process.
People with diabetes or those who spend prolonged periods lying down in the same position have an increased risk of pressure ulcers. Regular medical inspections should be undertaken to help avoid pressure ulcers and implement early treatment.