Pressure sore woundcare

Pressure sore woundcare

C029/8907 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 30.1MB

Downloadable file size: 3.5MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Pressure sore woundcare. Close-up of a nurse debriding (removing dead tissue from) a stage IV sacral pressure sore using a disposable scalpel with a retractable safety shield. This pressure sore has developed on the sacral (base of the spine) area of the back of a paraplegic patient. Pressure sores (decubitus ulcers) occur on people who are immobilised or bedridden. Constant pressure on an area of skin causes it to break down, leading to infection. Infected sores enlarge and deepen over time. Treatment is with antibiotic drugs and dressings, although large sores such as this may take a very long time to heal. Prevention of pressure sores is easier than curing them.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: adult, back, bedridden, buttock, caucasian, close-up, condition, dead tissue, debridement, debriding, decubitus ulcer, dermatological, dermatology, detail, disease, disorder, disposable scalpel, gloved, gloves, hands, healthcare, hospital, human body, immobilised, large, male, man, medical, medicine, necrosis, necrotic, nurse, paralysed, paralytic, paralyzed, paraplegic, patient, people, person, pressure sore, sacral, safety shield, scalpel, skin, stage 4, stage four, stage iv, tissue death, treating, treatment, two people, white

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.