Life/Form Pressure Ulcer/Bedsore Models
The Life Form Pressure Ulcer/Bedsore models have been developed to illustrate a condition that affects over one millions adults every year. The wounds can range from superficial and mildly red on the skin surface to an extremely infected, deep, open wound penetrating down to the bone with blackened or dead tissue. The models demonstrate all found wound stages and are used to give instruction on the care and cleaning of the ulcers.
The four stages of ulcers are displayed:
- Stage 1: Reddening, unbroken skin
- Stage 2: Open wound that is reddened with partial skin loss
- Stage 3: Deep, open wound that reaches through all layers of skin and into the muscle
- Stage 4: Sever, deep, open wound that reaches through all layers of skin and damages muscle, bone, tendons and joints