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Chicago Area Decubitus Ulcer Nursing Home Victim’s Story

A recent Chicago Illinois area nursing home is under fire, facing serious elder neglect accusations involving the development of pressure sores (decubitus ulcers) in an elderly quadriplegic resident. Nicholas Simotes was admitted to the Walnut Grove Village nursing home in Morris Illinois because he needed total assistance with his activities of daily living. This included […]

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Bedsore Cause of Death

June 19, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Cause of Death: Bedsore   |   0 Comment

Bedsores can cause a patient’s death. Bedsores, also known as pressure sores or decubitus ulcers, can cause death for a number of reasons. Primarily, bedsores are a health risk because they can lead to sepsis and infection. When a bedsore gets infected, it can cause death once the infection spreads to vital organs or to […]

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