Burn Care In The Elderly?

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Hello, my mother is 75 years old. My mother’s burn has healed but in 3 months it has been irritating to the point of injury. But it’s a bit hard to heal. Have been checked into the hospital. Healing keeps coming back. My mother has high blood pressure. Usually in the smear bioplacenton.rnHow to handle, prevention and consumption is prohibited.rnThank you.

1 Answer:

Hi,

If the injured area is a part of the body that often gets long pressure, resulting in disruption of blood flow and oxygen supply to the area, it can cause skin tissue damage and can cause ulcers (ulcers).

This condition often occurs in the elderly, or people who spend a lot of time in bed or in a wheelchair.

If the burn has not healed completely, and then the wound returns, then it could be caused by repeated friction on the area.

Try to do the following:

cover the wound with sterile gauze and change the gauze regularly. Use clothes with comfortable materials and not too tight. Your mother should stay active. If you have difficulty moving, try not to stay in the same position for a long time. For example when lying down, your mother's body can be helped to tilt to the right or tilt to the left for a while, so that the body part is not depressed for a long time and interferes with blood flow, consuming nutritious food, so that the body has enough protein to replace damaged cells hand hygiene before and after treating the wound. To know the condition and further treatment, it is advisable to check your mother to the doctor. So that a direct examination of the condition of the wound can be carried out by knowing the previous history, and immediately given the right treatment.

The following page discusses

Burn medicine and taboos to treat burns

Decubitus ulcer

May be useful,

dr. Jessica

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