Our expert says:
Clean it with sterile saline (cooled boiled water 1 cup with 1/2 teaspoon salt) You can try using Granuflex dressings on the areas - leave it on for 36 hours at a time. It makes a yellowish fluid inside which may smell bad, but it helps the sores to heal quicker. You can make small doughnut shaped "pillows" to put under the affected areas so that the pressure sores do not touch the bed and that it gets time to heal.
He also needs to change position at least every 4 hours to prevent futher development of pressure sores. Do you have a municipal clinic or pharmacy with a sister nearby who can have a look at the affected areas to determine if there are any infection?
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