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Is Sepsis Related to Bed Sores, Pressure Sores and Decubitus Ulcers?

If your loved one has a bed sore and is later diagnosed with sepsis then there is a strong likelihood that the sepsis is due to […]

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 […]

Warning Signs of Caregiver Elder Abuse

Warning signs that an elder is being abused by a caregiver include bruises that cannot be explained, behavior changes, arguments between the patient and the caregiver, […]

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 […]

Elder Abuse Is Growing in The State of California

Abuse of elderly citizens is a growing issue in California. According to Elder Abuse Daily (eadaily.com), approximately 160,000 cases of elder and nursing home abuse occur […]

Nursing Home Patients Are the Most Susceptible To Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

Make Sure Your Loved One’s Nursing Home is Held Accountable for Proper Care Because of the fact that elderly and disabled men and women come to […]

Elderly Segment of The Population Is Particulary Subject To Elder Abuse and Neglect

It is well known, and expressly noted by the California Legislature, that the elderly segment of the population is particularly subject to various forms of abuse […]

Pressure Sores, Bed Sores and Decubitus Ulcers:  A Study of Incidence

The terms decubitus ulcer and pressure sore often are used interchangeably in the medical community. Decubitus, from the Latin decumbere, means “to lie down.” Decubitus ulcer, […]

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