Description: Decubitus Treatment Model
This model is a reproduction of decubitus (a bedsore) on the sacral region shown in separate stages (Stage Ⅰ to Ⅳ). It can be fitted to a human or a training model.
- Six layers of skin are used to represent Stage I to IV to enable understanding of the classification of each stage.
- The skin is mode of silicone rubber for an appearance and texture that is similar to that of the human body.
- All six skins can be layered on together and peeled off one by one to show the progression of decubitus at a glance. (Picture-card style)
- Ointment can be applied and surgical treatment can be performed.
* Do not apply ointment to the fitting holder. The surface paint may peel off.
Classification of Each Stage
No. of Skin
|Stage I||1||Circumscribed skin flare
No changes to pale skin by pressure
No injury on epidermis
|Stage II||2, 3||Partial defect of skin including epidermis and dermis
Blister and erosion are observed
|Stage III||4, 5||Defect reach to subcutaneous tissue
Sometimes pocket is formed
|Stage IV||6||Deep defect down to the muscle, bone and support tissue
Pocket is formed, and sometimes surgery is required for the treatment
|Dimensions||Approx.18 (L) × 22 (W) × 5 (H) cm|