The elder law attorneys at Mahany Law are investigating a claim that a patient developed a Stage 3 bedsore while a patient at Flushing Hospital. This is especially true of Stage 3 pressure sores which are considered life threatening. Typically, bedsores are considered wounds requiring specialized treatment and management. The hospital is operated by the non-profit MediSys Health Network.
Bed Sore Research Studies - Nursing Home Law Center
Some people may wonder what is a bedsore? Bedsores are open wounds, or ulcers. They are caused by constant or repeated pressure on the skin. These sores can be found on the buttocks, elbow, hips, heels, ankles, shoulders, back and back of head. Bedsores get their name from the fact that they often form in people who are bedridden. Elderly people, nursing home residents and others who live in assisted care facilities tend to suffer from bedsores.
Cerebral Palsy; incontinent; paraplegic since birth. Pressure sore of 9 month duration prior to using DermaWound Original Formula. Completely healed after 45 days.
Evaluation of feasibility, safety and potential effects of stem cells on chronic wounds using a pressure sore model. People with spinal cord injuries posses many factors that increase their risk of developing pressure ulcers. Bed rest has been shown to be strongly associated with complications in most body systems including respiratory, cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, cerebrovascular, gastrointestinal, and genital-urinary. Psychosocial complications and cognitive impacts are also well documented. This study is designed to determine whether the use of oxandralone, an anabolic steroid, can heal pressure ulcers in persons with spinal cord injury SCI.