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Is Sepsis Related to Bed Sores?

Bed Sores can Cause Sepsis If your loved one has a bed sore and is later diagnosed with sepsis then there is a strong likelihood that […]

Debridement May Be Necessary for Bed Sores / Pressure Sores That Do Not Heal On Their Own

Debridement is a Critical Part of Wound Care Stage I and stage II pressure sores usually heal within several weeks to months with conservative care of […]

Bedsores, Pressure Sores aka Decubitus Ulcers Can Cause Serious Personal Injury to Elder Residents

Bedsores may sound like a minor inconvenience, but they are often very serious. Bedsore injuries frequently impact individuals living in nursing homes or assisted living facilities. […]

Sepsis and Septic Shock Is Caused By Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

Sepsis describes a bacterial infection of the blood which can become fatal without treatment. The elderly often present a high risk of developing sepsis due to […]

Pressure Ulcers Are a Distinct Sign of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

Causes of Pressure Ulcers Pressure ulcers are also referred to as pressure sores, bedsores, and decubitus ulcers. A pressure ulcer can range from a very mild […]

Pressure Ulcers, Bedsores also known As Decubitus Ulcers Occur When The Skin is Subjected To Constant Pressure

Types of Pressure Ulcers and Bed Sores There are several types of skin ulceration. Pressure ulcers or bedsores occur when the skin is subjected to constant […]

Over 60,000 People Die Each Year From the Complications of Bed Sores, Pressure Sores and Decubitus Ulcers

Estimates indicate that 1 to 3 million people in the U.S. develop pressure ulcers each year. According to the Joint Commission, more than 2.5 million patients […]

Bed Sores, Pressure Sores and Decubitus Ulcers Will Cause Pain and Death

Bed sores are commonly called as pressure ulcers which are caused primarily by unrelieved pressure. It may affect any part of the body like knees, elbows […]

Risk Assessment a Proper Tool to Recognize Bed Sores, Pressure Sores and Decubitus Ulcer Development

Tips for Preventing Pressure Ulceration Risk Assessment: Risk assessment tools, such as the Waterlow and Braden scales act as a prompt enabling clinicians to recognize any […]

A Pressure Ulcer / Bed Sore is an Area of Skin That Breaks Down When Constant Pressure is Placed Against the Skin

Pressure against the skin reduces blood supply to that area, and the affected tissue dies. This may happen when you stay in one position for too […]

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