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Infection Control Will Help Eradicate A Major Source of Wrongful Death To Elders Says California Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Lawyer Steven Peck

It would be impossible to provide an all-inclusive overview of even the basics of infection control practices in eldercare. Here are some good tips and indicators […]

Caregiver Issues and Elder Abuse

Caregiver stress is a significant risk factor for abuse and neglect. When caregivers are thrust into the demands of daily care for an elder without appropriate […]

Cues That Cannot Be Explained Medically May Signal Elder Abuse

Symptoms of Disease or Cues Indicating Abuse? Many of the symptoms listed below can occur as a result of disease conditions or medications. The appearance of […]

VRSA Can Be Deadly in Nursing Homes and Can Lead To Death

Signs of VRSA VRSA is vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. VRSA can result from treatment of MRSA with vancomycin and teicoplanin. The patient may become resistant to the […]

One In Three People Will Encounter A Mistake In Treatment During Hospital Stay According to Los Angleles Elder Abuse Attorney Steven Peck

About one in three people in the United States will encounter some kind of mistake during a hospital stay, U.S. researchers said Thursday. The finding, which […]

Chronic Bed Sores Are Due to Neglect and Understaffing says California Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect  Lawyer Steven Peck

An elder woman who went to hospital for a routine bowel cancer operation ended up staying there for almost a year – due to chronic bed […]

Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Caught On Videotape Leading to Arrests

Three workers at a nursing home in Pennsylvania have been arrested after being caught on tape hitting and mocking an elderly woman who suffers from dementia […]

Who gets Urosepsis?

Older persons are more likely to suffer from this condition. Patients, kidney infections, bed sores, pressure sores, indwelling urinary catheters or low-immunity diseases like HIV are […]

Urosepsis is Caused By a Urinary Tract Infection Which Can Cause Death In Elders

What is Urosepsis? Urinary Tract Infection is how people generally define Urosepsis. However Urosepsis is actually a disease that is caused by an infection in the […]

Bed Sores, Pressure Sores and Decubitus Ulcers Are Dangerous Killers

It is not hard to understand why people who spend the majority of their day either in a wheelchair or in bed end up with bed […]

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