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Hi this is Dr Stan here to help you today. Yes there is effective treatment for bed sores with applied medication. Also, to prevent additional sores, turning side to side is also a requirement. Her doctor or the attending doctor at the nursing home will evaluate and order appropriate treatment. I hope this helps and I am here to answer any additional questions you may have. A positive rating is always appreciated.
Your friend show also be evaluated for diabetes. If she has irregular blood sugars, that can interfere with the healing of bedsores. Keeping the wound moist, surgical debridement and many more therapies are available. Your friend can be successfully treated. Dr. Stan
Were you able to get a doctor to begin therapy?
At this point a wound specialist needs to be called in.
Creams and turning alone have clearly already been done.
There are not only newer agents that revitalize tissue, but this person probably needs surgical cleaning of some of the wounds.
The wound specialist is often a surgeon.
A comprehensive approach is needed.
Not simply CNA advice at this point.
I agree and the starting point is her attending physician or the nursing home medical director.