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Medical Complications Associated With Bed Sores

When bed sores are identified in their early stages a patient’s chances of a full recovery are quite good. Unfortunately, when facilities are slow to acknowledge […]

What Are The Causes of Bed Sores, Pressure Sores and Decubitus Ulcers?

Bed Sores are Caused by Pressure A bed sore, also called a pressure ulcer, is an area of skin damaged after a two to three-hour loss […]

Bed Sores, Pressure Sores and Decubitus Ulcers Are Easier To Prevent Than to Treat

Bed sores also go by the identity of decubitus ulcers and they are ulcers of the skin that appear due to prolonged pressure. Bed sores are […]

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 […]

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