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The Bedfast  and Immobile Are Major Risks for Bed Sores, Pressure Sores and Decubitus Ulcers

Mobility and activity limitations are strong independent predictors of pressure ulcers. The recent NPUAP-EPUAP guideline states that if the individual is bedfast or chairfast and immobile, […]

How to Prevent and Treat Pressure Ulcers with Low Air Loss Therapy

If you have ever been confined to bed for any length of time, you probably understand how bedridden people can develop pressure ulcers, also known as […]

The Best Way to Deal With Pressure Ulcers is to Prevent Them Before They Start

Maintaining or improving the ability to move around is one of the most effective ways to minimize the risk of developing bed sores, pressure ulcers also […]

Individuals with Diabetes Are At a Greater Risk For Bed Sores

Bed sores can happen to anyone with limited mobility, but those with diabetes are especially at risk for developing these pressure sores. Bed sores are caused […]

Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Attorney Speaks Out On How to Prevent Bed Sores, Pressure Sores and Decubitus Ulcers

Preventing Pressure Sores in Nursing Homes: Bedsores can appear on any part of the body. In nursing homes the most commonly observed decubitus ulcers are on […]

Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect From Infected Bed Sores Will Cause Sepsis

What is Sepsis? Sepsis describes a bacterial infection of the blood which can become fatal without treatment. The elderly often present a high risk for developing […]

Bed Sores and Neglect

Get the Facts About Bed Sores and Elder Neglect Most, if not all Bed sores, pressure sores and decubitus ulcers should be prevented, and those which […]

What Are Some of the Bed Sore Risk Factors?

It is important to note that bed sores do not always result from being in bed as the name would imply. Some of the most severe […]

Development of Bed Sores

Common Names for Bed Sores “Bed sores” owe their name to the observation that patients who were bedridden and not properly repositioned would often develop ulcerations […]

Pressure Ulcers, Bed Sores and Decubitus Ulcers Caused By Lack Of Positioning and Neglect

A pressure ulcer, bed sore, or decubitus ulcer is an area of skin that breaks down when you stay in one position for too long without […]

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