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How to tell if I have a pressure sore?

How to tell if I have a pressure sore?

How to tell if I have a pressure sore? For medical professionals, the Quick Reference Guide for Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers released by the EPUAP, NPUAP and PPPIA contains guidelines for assessing and preventing pressure sores. For others who may be...
What is a pressure ulcer?

What is a pressure ulcer?

What is a pressure ulcer? A pressure ulcer is a localised injury to the skin and/or underlying tissue usually over a bony prominence, as a result of pressure, or pressure in combination with shear. (1) They most often develop on skin and tissue that covers boney areas...
Dysphagia and winter – hints and tips

Dysphagia and winter – hints and tips

A 2013 study discovered that as many as 40% of people in permanent-care settings are dysphagic and between 50% to 75% of nursing home residents have some difficulty in swallowing (1). Given that this is such a prevalent problem, and that so many carers are confronted...
Christmas Opening Hours 2018

Christmas Opening Hours 2018

The offices and warehouse of O Neill Healthcare will close for the Christmas break on Friday 21st December and we will reopen on January 2nd 2019. Thank you for your support and assistance throughout 2018. We wish you and yours a Happy Christmas and look forwarding...

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