bed sores

Sleep aids can help people with neuromuscular diseases and their caregivers get a good night's sleep

posted on September 1, 2006 - 3:07pm
When turning over in bed becomes difficult for a person with muscle weakness, usually two people suffer sleep deprivation — the “turnee” and the “turner,” or person who wakes up several times a night and helps with repositioning.
posted on February 1, 1999 - 9:45am
Pressure sores and bed sores are terms that basically refer to the same problem, the formation of a wound due to prolonged pressure on a particular point on the body. The term pressure sores is perhaps more useful than bed sores, since it includes injuries caused by being in bed as well as those that result from sitting in a wheelchair or using an orthopedic device that presses against the...