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Pressure Ulcers by Dr Gandhi Nathan Solayar

Pressure Ulcers by Dr Gandhi Nathan Solayar

January 27, 2021

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Pressure Ulcers by Dr Gandhi Nathan Solayar
Dr Gandhi Nathan Solayar

Dr Gandhi Nathan Solayar, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Orthopaedic Specialist Centre(OSC) , talks about Pressure Ulcers. Watch the video below


Key Takeaways:

  • Ulcers occur commonly over elbows, back, hips, buttocks and heels
  • People at risk: Elderly, disabled people, bed-bound or wheelchair bound, fragile skin, being unable to move or walk without help
  • Complications: Pain, Skin breakdown, Skin infection, Bacteria in the bloodstream, Bone/Joint injection, Cancer or Death
  • Ways to prevent: Repositioning, Use Cushioning/Supportive Surfaces

 

About OSC:

Orthopaedic Specialist Centre (OSC) is the brainchild of four highly-experienced Malaysian orthopaedic specialists, who have come together to create an innovative centre of excellence purely focused on bone and joint care. Using their decades of experience in practice, they have embarked on a new mission for Malaysian orthopaedics. At OSC, the patient’s journey from treatment to recovery is accompanied by elevated levels of personalised expertise and empathy, in order to make a real difference to our patients’ lives. In contrast to large, faceless hospitals, OSC is a uniquely intimate medical boutique, one that puts meticulous, tailored care at the heart of the patient experience. OSC aims to redefine orthopaedic care in Malaysia, by making world-class treatment comfortable, cost-effective and attainable for the whole community. For more information, please visit www.oscortho.my

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