Tag Archives: bedsore

Bedsore Mattresses

March 18, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   bedsore lawsuit,Decubitus Ulcer Prevention   |   0 Comment

Bedsore Mattress Bedsore prevention and treatment by special bedsores mattresses The following types of bed sore prevention mattresses are available at hospitals and nursing homes and should be used to prevent and treat bed sores (pressure ulcers or decubitus wounds): 1. Gel Overlay Bedsore Mattress: A gel overlay mattress distributes pressure evenly throughout the mattress. […]

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Osteomyelitis in Decubitus Ulcers

March 15, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Decubitus Ulcer - Death,Infected Pressure Sore   |   0 Comment

How do I Know if there is Osteomyelitis in a Decubitus Ulcer? Osteomyelitis (bone infection) is common in patients suffering with decubitus ulcers. Common diseases associated with osteomyelitis in decubitus ulcers are dementia, bed bound or wheelchair bound patients, and patients who have received insufficient nutrition or hydration. Other common co-morbidities of decubitus ulcers infected […]

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Debridement of Decubitus Ulcers

March 07, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Treatment of Decubitus Ulcers   |   0 Comment

Types of Decubitus Ulcer Debridements The following are different types of decubitus ulcer debridement options for nursing home residents or hospital patients suffering with bedsores: Autolytic debridement of Decubitus Ulcers Lysis of necrotic tissue by the body’s white blood cells and enzymes. Maintains the healthy skin tissue underneath or around the pressure ulcer This option […]

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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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Dingwall care home and GP criticized over woman’s death

January 20, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Decubitus Ulcer - Death,Infected Pressure Sore,Ulcers   |   0 Comment

Synopsis: An 87 year old woman’s death was due to preventable decubitus ulcers, or pressure sores. The flesh had rotted away down to the bone because of the bed sores, according to the police report. The nursing home will be held liable for their negligence. “A care home and local GP practice have been criticised […]

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Rise in MRSA infections due to bedsores

January 18, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Decubitus Ulcer in Hospital,Infected Pressure Sore,Pressure Sores in Hospital   |   0 Comment

Synopsis: A rise in MRSA, viruses untreatable by antibiotics, is partially due to the rise in untreated decubitus ulcers, or pressure sores. These bedsores allow an easy access point for MRSA to be contracted. “More New Zealanders are contracting the antibiotic resistant superbug MRSA. But the number of people catching a lesser known bug, ESBL, […]

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