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How much is my Decubitus Ulcer case worth?

February 04, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

This is a tough question to answer. To determine the true value of a pressure sore lawsuit, you need to consult a nursing home neglect attorney. Fill out the information to the right and a nursing home neglect lawyer will get back to you promptly. Factors that matter in determining how much a bedsore case […]

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Decubitus Ulcers More Common in Nursing Home Residents with Tube Feedings

February 03, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

Study done at Brown University which shows that Nursing Home residents and Hospital patients who are tube fed are much more likely to develop pressure sores (bedsores or decubitus ulcers). Obviously, if a nursing home resident has to use a feeding tube, this is an easy decision. But for residents who can still eat on […]

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Electric Underwear to Prevent Decubitus Ulcer?!

February 02, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

This is interesting — Scientists have designed electric underwear which shocks and stimulates nursing home residents who are unable to change position. This electric shock may help reduce decubitus ulcer formation. Remember, pressure sores (decubitus ulcers) form when a patient does not change their pressure for hours at a time. Maybe this electric shock will […]

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Find Nursing Home Problems in Your State

One of the keys to avoiding decubitus ulcers in nursing homes is to choose a competent facility. This website is a good resource for finding negligent nursing homes; pressure sores and bed sores are often due to negligent care in poorly run nuring homes. Pressure sore lawsuits are the primary way to hold negligent nursing […]

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Could Cephalexin, Neupogen together cause Decubitus ulcer?

January 30, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

Synopsis: Certain drugs may increase the chances of getting a Decubitus Ulcer, also known as a pressure sore or bed sore. “For patients like me, how are my drugs? On eHealthMe, you can check 40 million side effects, drug interactions, efficacies reported by 5 million people since 1977. All studies are personalized to gender and […]

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Braden Scale for Predicting Pressure Sore Risk-Pocket Reference Card

January 30, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

Synopsis: A handy, affordable product to determine decubitus ulcer, or pressure sore risk using the Braden Scale. Remember, bed sores are preventable and are usually the fault of negligent staff failing to flip immobile or incapacitated people. Original from http://www.med-pass.com/braden-scale-for-predicting-pressure-sore-risk-pocket-reference-card-10-pack.html

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Grandmother Died From a Bedsore After Receiving ‘Below Standard’ Care

January 25, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

Synopsis: 79 year old woman died from a decubitus ulcer, or bedsore, due to negligence on part of hospital. The pressure sore that led to her death could have been prevented. “The Cardiff and Vale University Health Board has admitted substandard care following the death of a 79-year-old retired teacher who developed a bedsore during […]

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Family Sues Nursing Home for Willful Neglect

January 24, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comment

Synopsis: An Air Force veteran lost his leg from an untreated decubitus ulcer, or pressure sore. His bed sore led to gangrene which require amputation to save his life. According to an independent doctor, the sores “would have had to have festered for at least three weeks in order to have reached such a dire […]

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