Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers Fight Bedsores

As a New Jersey and Philadelphia nursing home abuse lawfirm, many people come to us after their loved ones have developed bedsores while residents at a nursing home or an assisted care facility. Nursing Home Abuse and Bedsores Medically speaking, a bedsore is more accurately referred to as a pressure sore or pressure ulcer. The Mayo Clinic defines these as areas of damaged or dying tissue in skin that results when pressure restricts or cuts off the blood supply to vulnerable parts of a patient's body such as the skin of the buttocks, the lower back, the hips, the heels, and the toes. If blood flow is compromised and there is not adequate … [Read more...]