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All About Bedsores

Daily Skin Inspections

Most people with SCI learn to make skin inspections part of their daily routine, usually before they get dressed in the morning. You can use a long-handled mirror to do it yourself or have a family member make a visual check of the areas where pressure sores are likely to develop: tailbone, buttocks, hips, heels and elbows.

SCI medical expert Kim Eberhardt-Muir explains how to do a daily skin check for signs of bedsores

A caregiver’s experience with bedsore prevention

Daily Skin Inspections
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