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Bedsores Should Not Develop With Competent Nursing Care

Bedsores seem a natural part of being tied in bed, especially in elderly patients. The truth is that it elders should not develop pressure sores if […]

Pressure Sore Staging and Management

Pressure Ulcer Staging and Management The treatment of pressure ulcers has progressed due to technical advances from manufacturers of wound care products and associations dedicated to […]

Bedsores, Pressure Sores and Decubitus Ulcers Develop Because of The Conscious Decisions To Ignore Patients Needs

Nursing Home Patient Neglect Can be Intentional In nursing homes, negligent acts by staff account for the majority of injuries and deaths. Nonetheless, there are situations […]

Bedsores, Pressure Sores & Decubitus Ulcers:  Nothing To Be Taken Lightly

When a person ages, the skin becomes thinner. Thus, when elderly people become bedridden, bedsores, also known as pressure sores or decubitus ulcers – easily occur. […]

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 […]

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