First of all, what will be the largest organ of our human body?
The answer will be definitely the SKIN as the largest organ in general, followed by the liver as internal largest organ.
The skin also known as the fastest growing organ in our body, it carry a huge roles in protecting human body from any external harm. What will happen if one day when we get old, the largest organ are injured?
HOW COMMAN CAN AN ELDERLY ARISE WITH PRESSURE SORES ISSUE?
Pressure sores are wounds caused by unrelieved pressure on the skin, especially over bony prominences, such as the elbow, heel, hip, shoulder, back, and back of the head.
The unrelieved pressure prevents blood from getting to your skin so the skin dies. Normally the nerves send messages of pain or feelings of discomfort to your brain to let you know that you need to change position, but few elderly with high immobility, recent weight loss, bowel &bladder incontinence, disease related to brain/spinal cord damages (stroke) tends to keeps these messages from reaching your brain.
Pressure sores can occur:
WHAT TO DO IN ORDER TO PREVENT AND MANAGE PRESSURE SORES?
OBSERVE AND RECOGNIZE ELDERLY’S SKIN IF: