Signs and Symptoms of Pressure Ulcers (Bedsores):

Pressure ulcers happen when blood flow to a particular area of skin is cut-off, posing the most significant risk to those confined to a bed or a wheelchair as the result of another medical condition. Advanced bedsores risk developing an infection and causing more severe health problems, so identifying and treating the wounds early is important. Watch for these symptoms:
  • Skin discoloration
  • Tenderness
  • Swelling
  • Pus-like draining from wound

Risk Factors for Pressure Ulcers (Bedsores):

Various injuries, diseases, and conditions can increase your risk of developing bedsores, such as:
  • Immobility, whether due to poor health or injury
  • Diabetes
  • Poor nutrition
  • Vascular disease
  • Incontinence
  • Spinal cord injury

Pressure Ulcer (Bedsores) Treatment 

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Negative Pressure Wound Therapy

Negative pressure wound pumps utilize vacuum-like equipment to assist in pressure ulcer treatment. Lincare's user-friendly kits, educational resources, and specialty dressing options make treatment simple and effective. We also offer same-day product delivery and weekly follow-ups to ensure you're getting the care you need when you need it. 

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Specialty Dressings and Wound Care Supplies

Often with wound care, you'll need specific dressings to aid in the healing process. Lincare offers a wide array of specialty dressings, collagens, silvers, alginates and even basics such as gauze, tape, and bandages.

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