Attorneys Warn of Complications Associated with Bed Sores

Bed sores are a debilitating and completely avoidable occurrence in a nursing home or other similar care facility. As bedsore lawyers, it is important that we alert our public of the dangers of bed sores and what their formation means for the quality of care our loved ones are receiving in nursing homes. Bed sores are not only painful, but can lead to serious complications. Bed sores or pressure ulcers are defined as "injuries to the skin and underlying tissues that result from prolonged pressure on the skin." Bedsores most often deveolp on skin that covers bony areas of the body such as the heel, ankles, hips or buttocks, and they … [Read more...]