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Skin Tears, Cellulitis and how To Prevent Skin Ulcers The skin of an elderly person is fragile. When there is a tear or break in the skin bacteria can enter. if this happens it’s important to cover the skin break immediately to promote healthy healing and prevent ulcers. Infected ulcers can become cellulitis which is...

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Pressure Area Care & How to Prevent Pressure Sores A person staying in bed for a long time is at high risk for developing a pressure injury. This can be anything from a red area to a break in the skin. Pressure sores can develop on heels, knees, coccyx, spine, shoulder blades, ears, elbows and...

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Oxygen, Breathlessness and Shortness of Breath Patients who are in bed for long periods of time are prone to pneumonia and therefore shortness of breath They may become restless, agitated or confused  if there is a  lack of oxygen in their blood. This video shows step by step instructions to using oxygen masks, nasal prongs...

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