All I had to do was move our 4-month-old from one station to the next so she didn’t get bedsores. … The idea of going outside seemed monumental.
They don’t have enough time to turn the residents so they get the bedsores. They don’t have the time to take them out of their feces. They don’t have enough time to give them water and food and they become dehydreated and die ... You need to have that threat of a punitive damage out there so that they can be punished.More quotes »
Report Details Steps to Boost Patient Safety
of people in the United States die each year from medical errors, unproven treatments, bad diagnoses and preventable problems such as bedsores . Now, a federal health care agency is urging the medical world to follow 10 strategies to improve safety for patients.The Read more »
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Empa receives Innovation Prize at for co-developing sheet to prevent bedsores
Empa, in conjunction with the company Schoeller Medical AG and the Swiss ParaplegicCentre, has won the Innovation Prize at the international Techtextil trade fair. The award went to the jointly developed sheet for preventing bedsores, a solution that is from News-Medical.net Read more »
Hospitals report 84 adverse events to patients in 2 years
Hospitals in New Hampshire reported 84 incidents of harm to patients due to falls, bedsores, surgery on the wrong body part or wrong patient, foreign objects left inside a patient, and other adverse events during the first two years state law mandated th from The Union Leader Read more »
Florence Township man charged with neglect of disabled woman
A Florence Township man is in the Burlington County Jail on charges he neglected the care of a disabled woman he was living with after she was found malnourished and suffering from severe bedsores, police said. The woman, who is in critical condition, wa from Philadelphia Inquirer Read more »
Optimized Treatment for Preventing and Managing Bed Sores
Pressure ulcer is also known as bedsores or decubitus ulcer. They are localized injury to the skin and/or underlying tissue usually over a bony prominence, as a result of prolonged pressure on the skin. The common sites of pressure ulcers are hip, back, from Medindia Health News Read more »
Philadelphia Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer, Brian P. Murphy, Esq, Moves...
The elderly are some of the most vulnerable people in society. They need a strong advocate to protect their rights. A new year brings in new changes for New Jersey / Philadelphia nursing home abuse lawyer, Brian P. Murphy. With cases ranging from falls t from PRWeb Read more »