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Pressure Sores are an Injury to the Underlying Skin than Can Be Prevented

Pressure sores (bed sores) are an injury to the skin and underlying tissue. They can range from mild reddening of the skin to severe tissue damage […]

Facts concerning Decubitus Ulcers, California Regulations, and Nursing Standards of Practice concerning Nursing Homes

FACTS  REGARDING DECUBITI Pathophysiology: any force that compresses tissue or causes a shearing motion and friction to the skin can disrupt the skin’s microcirculation. The resulting […]

Bed Sores, Decubitus Ulcers, and Pressure Sores Are Common for People That Are Unable to Move

Bedsores, also called pressure ulcers or decubitus ulcers, are areas of broken skin that can develop in people who: Have been confined to bed for extended […]

There Are Many Distinct Factors Which Contribute to The Development of Pressure Sores, Bed Sores and Decubitus Ulcers says Elder Abuse Attorney Steven Peck

Many factors contribute to the development of Pressure sores also known as Bed Sores and Decubitus Ulcers. Pressure leading to ischemia is the final common pathway. […]

Prevention of Bed Sores | Elder Abuse Attorney Steven Peck

Bed sores are much easier to prevent than treat. We must be vigilant, inspecting skin regularly, especially skin covering bony areas. If it is swollen, torn, […]

Prevention Is the Key To Halt the Development of Bed Sores, Pressure Sores also known as Decubitus Ulcers

Preventative Measures for Bedsores The best preventative measures for bed sores are to use positioning techniques, clean linens, and repositioning. Positioning techniques include using pillows or […]

People With Spinal Cord Personal Injury Can Easily Develop and Die From Infected Bed Sores, Pressure Ulcers also known as Decubitus Ulcers

Spinal Cord Injury Victims are at Greater Risk of Bed Sores About 11,000 people suffer spinal cord injuries every year in the USA, and more than […]

Pressure Ulcers, Bed Sores also known as Decubitus Ulcers Are Caused By Unrelieved Pressure

Pressure ulcers — better known as bedsores and decubitus ulcers — are lesions on the skin that are caused by unrelieved pressure resulting in tissue damage. […]

Every At Risk Patient for Bed Sores, Pressure Sores and Decubitus Ulcers Must Be Afforded The Best Preventive Care Possible

Does the Braden Scale Have Predictive Value? The Braden Scale is an excellent nursing assessment tool for evaluating a patient’s general condition. It should alert us […]

How Are Bed Sores, Pressure Sores and Decubitus Ulcers Staged says California Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect lawyer Steven Peck

Pressure Ulcer Definition A pressure ulcer is a localized injury to the skin and/or underlying tissue usually over a bony prominence, as a result of pressure, […]

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