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Decubitus Ulcers on Autopsy

January 24, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Wrongful Death: What is a Decubitus Ulcer on an Autopsy?   |   0 Comment

Why Does it Mention Decubitus Ulcers on an Autopsy or Death Certificate? Decubitus ulcers, also known as bedsores or pressure sores, are listed on autopsies or death certificates because of their preventable nature. A decubitus ulcerĀ is not supposed to occur. These pressure wounds usually result from patient neglect. As a result, when a Medical Examiner […]

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