However, the role of bactericidal and growth factor preparations is unclear.
The wound that occurs can leave permanent damage to some parts of the affected skin.
People who can't control their bladders or bowels people who are incontinent are at high risk of developing bedsores.
Relieve pressure on the back with an egg-crate foam mattress, a water mattress or a sheepskin.
With a careful prophylaxis, the pressure ulcers can be avoided.
If the patient develops an ulcer, topical treatments with occlusive hydrocolloid dressings, polyurethane films, absorbable gelatin sponges, collagen dressings, wound-filter dressings, water-vapor permeable dressings, and antibiotic ointments aid the healing of partial-thickness sores.