The effect of topical olive oil on prevention of bedsore in intensive care units patients

Abstract

It is for many years that bedsore is not only an unsolved problem for nurses, but also for those who provide health care in global arena. 1 Bedsore (Decubitus or pressure ulcer) is a localized injury of the skin and underlying tissues usually over a bony prominence as a result of longterm pressure, or pressure in combination with shear or friction. 2,3 This damage can be so painful for patients and will reduce their ability to take part in physical and social activities which finally will disturb patient’s sanity. 4

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@inproceedings{Abbas2015TheEO, title={The effect of topical olive oil on prevention of bedsore in intensive care units patients}, author={Zahra Abbas and Ali Madadi and Reza Zeighami and Jalil Azimian and Amir Javadi}, year={2015} }