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Weeping Wounds & Pressure Ulcers

Almost 5,000 hospital admissions for pressure sores & ulcers in Australia annually

Pressure ulcers tend to occur on the legs & feet

HOW TO TREAT

Weeping Wounds & Pressure Ulcers

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.

Who is at risk to pressure ulcers?

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.

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