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Elder Abuse and Neglect: Bed Sores / Decubitus Ulcers / Pressure Ulcers

Elder Abuse & Neglect Decubitus Ulcer / Pressure Ulcer / Bed Sore Cases: Failure to follow policies and procedures: The policies and procedures from an acute […]


Why Did My Parent Get Bed Sores?

When your parent is in a nursing home, it is important to make sure that he or she is being properly cared for. Often, elderly people […]


What is an explanation for Bed Sores & Pressure Sores, also known as a Decubitus Ulcer?

A Decubitus ulcer is a pressure sore or what is commonly called bed sores. It can range from a very mild pink coloration of the skin, usually […]


Common Cause of Bed Sores, What to Watch For

Immobility People at the greatest risk of developing pressure ulcers are those who are immobile.  Once a person losses the ability to move and becomes inactive, […]


Decubitus Ulcers Can Be Life Threatening

Residents of long term care facilities, which include skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, board and care, are often left unattended for hours in their facilities.  In […]


Obesity in Elderly increases Risk of Bed Sores

Obesity in the elderly increases risk of bed sores. Obesity increased  for elderly residents in long term care facilities over the last decade and has been associated with […]


Amputation Caused By Severely Infected Bed Sores

Amputation caused by severely infected bed sores: A 54 year old man’s leg was amputated above the knee as a result of a severely infected bed sore. Bed […]


Proper Positioning is Needed to Eliminate Risk of Bed Sores, Decubitus Ulcers and Pressure Sores

To aid in the prevention of Bed sores, Decubitus ulcers, and Pressure ulcers: elevation of the head of the bed to no more than 30 degrees (or […]


Bed Sores: Wrongful Death

Bed Sores wrongful death: A resident at the Kindred Health Care nursing home in Los Angeles, California was found with a severely infected stage four bed sore, also known as […]


Bed Sores Stages

Bed Sores Stages: Bedsores — also called pressure sores or pressure ulcers — are injuries to skin and underlying tissues that result from prolonged pressure on […]



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