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Decubitus Ulcer Prevention Requires Policy Changes

Decubitus ulcers are commonly referred to as bed sores. These decubitus wounds form due to patient neglect. Specifically, if a nursing home or hospital patient is left in the same position for too long, their skin will break down and a red spot will develop. This reddened area is known as a Stage 1 decubitus […]

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Decubitus Ulcer Prevention Market Estimated to be $2,800,000,000

January 04, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Costs of Decubitus Ulcers,Decubitus Ulcer Prevention   |   0 Comment

A recent study performed by Transparency Market Research titled “Pressure Relief Devices Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 – 2020” has revealed some shocking information. The pressure sore preventative tools marketshare is expected to rise to $2.8 billion (yes, that is $2,800,000,000!). The study cites the reason for the expected increase […]

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Decubitus Ulcer Costs Explained

August 06, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Costs of Decubitus Ulcers   |   0 Comment

Decubitus Ulcer Costs on the American Healthcare System Decubitus ulcers, also known as bed sores or pressure sores, cause a significant financial burden on the American health system. Worst of all, CMS and Medicare have determined that decubitus ulcers are a never event; meaning they should never occur in the healthcare setting. The unnecessary cost […]

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