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Amputations To Nursing Home Residents May Be Prevented

Amputation, or the surgical removal of an extremity, may occur among nursing home residents. Most amputations are performed in order to control pain or the spread […]

Debridement and Removal of Necrotic Tissue is an Absolute Must In The Treatment of Bedsores, Pressure Sores and Decubitus Ulcers

Debridement The removal of necrotic tissue is an absolute must in the treatment of pressure sores. Because dead tissue is an ideal area for bacterial growth, […]

Bedsores, Pressure Sores, and Decubitus Ulcers Are Caused by Different Types of Tissue Forces

Bedsores also known as Pressure Sores and Decubitus Ulcers are accepted to be caused by three different tissue forces: Pressure, or the compression of tissues In […]

Oklahoma Ranks Low in Bedsore Elder Abuse Prevention

Oklahoma Ranks in the Top Five Worst States for Pressure Ulcers Prevention. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services estimate 7 percent of the state’s nursing […]

California Nursing Home Abuse: Bedsores

Every year, pressure ulcers affect more than one million acute care and nursing facility patients. Lawsuits over pressure ulcers are becoming increasingly common in both settings, […]

Most Common Place to Find a Decubitus Ulcer, Pressure Sore, and Bed Sore Are the Hips, Back, Ankles and Buttocks

A decubitus ulcer, also called a pressure sore or bed sore, is an open wound on your skin. Pressure sores often occur on the skin covering […]

Infected Bed Sores, Decubitus Ulcers, and Pressure Sores Will Cause Severe Pain and Suffering and Death

Bedsores are caused when patients are not turned regularly, or are left in poor hygiene. They may become infected if not spotted and treated quickly. While […]

Elder Dies Because of Willful Elder Abuse and Neglect says Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Lawyer Steven Peck

A California Skilled Nursing facility has been sued for “willfully neglecting” an elderly dementia patient who was left to die in her own filth and feces […]

What Do You Do if a Bed Sores, Pressure Sores, Decubitus Ulcers Become Infected says Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Lawyer Steven Peck

What if a Bed Sore, Decubitus Ulcer or Pressure Sore gets Infected? Pressure sores, Bed sores and Decubitus Ulcers that become infected heal more slowly and […]

Decubitus Ulcers also known as Pressure Sores and Bed Sores Occur Due to Unnecessary Pressure On the Skin

Decubitus ulcers are also known under the names of pressure sores or bedsores. A person ends up with pressure ulcers after suffering an injury to the […]

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