Global Decubitus Ulcer Rates on the Rise

Decubitus ulcers (also known as pressure ulcers or bedsores) are a result of longterm confinement in wheelchairs. If an at-risk wheelchair patient is in a nursing home or hospital, the nursing staff is required to turn and reposition the patient in the wheelchair every 2 hours. This is actually the law in the United States.

If you or a loved one has developed a decubitus ulcer wound in a nursing home or hospital, call (561) 316-7207 to speak with a qualified decubitus ulcer lawyer.

 

A new research study from Research and Markets shows that decubitus ulcers in

Decubitus ulcers are preventable through good care. When nursing homes or hospitals put profits ahead of patients, nurse to patient ratios drop and patients get neglected

Decubitus ulcers are preventable through good care. When nursing homes or hospitals put profits ahead of patients, nurse to patient ratios drop and patients get neglected

hospitals and nursing homes are on the rise. A full version of the decubitus ulcer article is available here:

http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qwdwl4/decubitus_ulcer#summary

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