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Why do Bedsores Occur?

March 12, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   bedsore lawsuit   |   0 Comment

What Causes Bedsores? Why do Bedsores Occur? Bedsores occur because of unrelieved pressure on a patient’s skin. Bedsores happen when an area of skin breaks down and forms a hole. Pressure on the skin minimizes the blood from flowing through the person’s skin. Without enough blood, the skin can die and a bedsore occurs in […]

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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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