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Decubitus Ulcer declared a “Never Event” in Healthcare

Decubitus Ulcers should “never” occur Decubitus ulcers (bedsores) have been determined to be a “never event” in hospitals and nursing homes. This means they should never occur and can be prevented. Most Never Events are very rare. A recent study estimated that a healthcare providers may have a “never event” of wrong-site surgery once every […]

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Decubitus Ulcer Information

Synopsis: Another great resource on decubitus ulcers, or pressure sores. Includes preventative measures for avoiding decubitus ulcers. Should be done by all care professionals in charge of patients who are at risk. “Bedsores, Decubitus Ulcer : Definition, Causes, Symptoms, Prevent And Treatment Friday, July 6th 2012. | Skin, Hair and Nails Decubitus Ulcer Definition Pressure […]

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Nurses Highlight Hospital Bedsore Issue

January 15, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Can I sue a Hospital for Pressure Sore?,Decubitus Ulcer in Hospital   |   0 Comment

Synopsis: The importance of preventing decubitus ulcers was highlighted in an awareness week dedicated to the issue of pressure sores. Bedsores can affect up to 10 percent of patients admitted to hospitals. “A LOCAL group of nurses highlighted the importance of preventing pressure ulcers last week and organised a dedicated Awareness Week. The week involved […]

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