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Malnutrition, Dehydration and Bedsores Are Common Sources of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

Medical complications such as malnutrition, dehydration and bed sores are common consequences of nursing home neglect. In some situations, the aforementioned conditions of malnutrition and dehydration […]

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

Bedsores, Pressure Sores and Decubitus Ulcers are easier to prevent than to treat, but that doesn’t mean the process is easy or uncomplicated. Although wounds can […]

Decubitus Ulcer, Bed Sores and Pressure Sores Prevention

Ways to Help Prevent Decubitus Ulcers Positioning in bed Avoid positioning patient on ulcer Use positioning device to keep ulcer off surface Avoid donut-type devices (may […]

Bed Sores, Pressure Sores and Decubitus Ulcers Are Extremely Painful and Will Cause Death

Bed sores, Pressure Sores are ulcers with different possible degrees of severity, appearing on human bodies. Decubitus ulcers by nature, these are also often referred to […]

Pressure Sores, Bed Sores and Decubitus Ulcers A Deadly Consequence of Neglect and Poor Care

Superman (Christopher Reeve) allegedly died from complications resulting from pressure sores, also known as bed sores or decubitus ulcers. If Mr. Reeve, with all his resources […]

What Are Bed Sores, Pressure Sores and Decubitus Ulcers?

Skin Damage due to Poor Circulation Can Cause Ulcers A bedsore, also called a pressure ulcer, pressure sore or decubitus ulcer, is an area of skin […]

Definition of the Pressure Ulcer, Pressure Sore, Bed Sore or Decubitus Ulcer

Definition of Pressure Ulcer, Pressure Sore, Bed Sore or Decubitus Ulcer: A pressure ulcer, pressure sore, bed sore or decubitus ulcer is an area of skin […]

What is the Pressure Ulcer, Pressure Sore, Bed Sore and the Decubitus Ulcer?

Pressure Ulcers, Pressure Sores, Bedsores and Decubitus Ulcers A pressure ulcer is an area of skin that breaks down when you stay in one position for […]

Decubitus Ulcers, Pressure Sores, Bed Sores:  Some Basic Information

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 […]

Decubitus Ulcers, Pressure Sores also known as Bed Sores Will Cause Serious Injury Or Death if left Untreated

Pressure sores must be taken seriously. If left unchecked, a pressure sore can lead to amputation or in the worst case death. Even when well cared […]

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