Tag Archives: bedsores

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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“Horrific Care” in Florida’s Nursing Homes

February 21, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Decubitus Ulcer Lawsuit,Pressure Sores in Nursing Home   |   0 Comment

This article discusses the abhorrent condition of Florida’s nursing home industry. The Director of Families for Better Care criticized the for profit nursing home industry in Florida. Specific citations include understaffing the facility to the detriment of the resident. “Graphic inspection reports describe unimaginable resident agony,” Lee explained. “Residents were dropped, bruised and battered. Some […]

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Corporate Shell Game – Nursing Home Insurance Policies

Corporate-owned for-profit nursing homes often commit malpractice and neglect residents, causing painful pressure sores and falls. When these nursing homes are asked to pay for their negligence, they cry poor and produce a minimal $50,000 “depleting insurance policy.” Generally speaking, these minimal “insurance” policies are anything but insurance. They are a part of a larger […]

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What is a Pressure Sore (Decubitus Ulcer)?

February 05, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Ulcers   |   0 Comment

A decubitus ulcer (or pressure sore or bedsore) is a wound that develops when a person puts pressure on an area of their skin for an extended amount of time. Most people are able to shift their position and relieve the pressure on their skin. However, many nursing home and hospital patients are unable to […]

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