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Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Attorney Speaks Out On How to Prevent Bed Sores, Pressure Sores and Decubitus Ulcers

Preventing Pressure Sores in Nursing Homes: Bedsores can appear on any part of the body. In nursing homes the most commonly observed decubitus ulcers are on […]

Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect From Infected Bed Sores Will Cause Sepsis

What is Sepsis? Sepsis describes a bacterial infection of the blood which can become fatal without treatment. The elderly often present a high risk for developing […]

Bed Sores and Neglect

Get the Facts About Bed Sores and Elder Neglect Most, if not all Bed sores, pressure sores and decubitus ulcers should be prevented, and those which […]

What Are Some of the Bed Sore Risk Factors?

It is important to note that bed sores do not always result from being in bed as the name would imply. Some of the most severe […]

Development of Bed Sores

Common Names for Bed Sores “Bed sores” owe their name to the observation that patients who were bedridden and not properly repositioned would often develop ulcerations […]

Pressure Ulcers, Bed Sores and Decubitus Ulcers Caused By Lack Of Positioning and Neglect

A pressure ulcer, bed sore, or decubitus ulcer is an area of skin that breaks down when you stay in one position for too long without […]

Pressure Ulcers often Caused by Avoidable Conditions

Stage III/IV pressure ulcers are serious wounds that are very expensive to treat, some cases costing upwards of $70,000. Not only have Centers for Medicare & […]

How Do You Know When Your Loved One Is Being Neglected and / or Abused In A Nursing Home?

How Do You Know if your Loved One is being Neglected in a Nursing Home? When you go to visit, everything appears fine, but your loved […]

The Battle of the Bedsores, Pressure Sores and Decubitus Ulcers : Avoidable versus Unavoidable

There is no such thing as an unavoidable pressure ulcer, although now the Federal Government seems to be saying otherwise. Or, are they really? We shall […]

Contractures Can Lead To Bed Sores and Are A Sign of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

Contractures are painful, disfiguring deformities of the joints, caused by immobility, and often resulting in reduced range of motion. Muscles shorten when a person endures long […]

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