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Nursing Home–Acquired Pneumonia (NHAP)

Nursing home–acquired pneumonia (NHAP) is any pneumonia infection that is contracted by anyone living in a nursing home or other long-term care facility. Nursing home–acquired pneumonia (NHAP) is very dangerous.…
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Respiratory Tract Infections—Pneumonia and Influenza

People ages 65 years and older are very susceptible to contracting and dying from pneumonia and the flu. In fact, people ages 65 years and older account for 71% to…
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Gastrointestinal Infections— C. difficile

C. difficile spores are resilient and very difficult to kill and remove from these surfaces. Detergent-based cleaners are not capable of killing C. difficile spores. Nursing homes must use a…
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Nursing Home Bedsores Causing Osteomyelitis

Osteomyelitis Symptoms, Diagnosing and Treatment Osteomyelitis is a bone infection that is commonly associated with bedsores. It may seem as if bones are pretty inaccessible to foreign objects like bacteria;…
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Nursing Home Bedsores Causing Death

Sometimes a nursing home is liable for your loved one’s injuries and their resulting complications, including death. When a nursing home neglects patient needs, including their medical needs related to…
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Pressure Sore on Heel

Bedsores (also known pressure sores and decubitus ulcers) are a serious problem facing the elderly population, especially those living in nursing homes. In fact, an article in the National Institutes…
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Nursing Home Bedsores Causing Gangrene

Gangrene typically attacks people with low blood circulation. Diabetes and peripheral vascular disease are examples of two conditions that cause low blood pressure. Nursing home residents that have these conditions…
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Pressure Sores / Bedsores on Sacrum/Sacral

Bedsores (also known pressure sores and decubitus ulcers) are a serious problem facing the elderly population, especially those living in nursing homes. In fact, an article in the National Institutes…
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Nursing Home Bedsores Causing Sepsis

Anyone can be infected with sepsis, which is also known as septicemia or a blood infection. In fact, the National Institutes of General Medical Sciences (“NIGMS”) states that over a…
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Bedsores Resulting in Below the Knee Amputations / Transtibial Amputation

Information About Transtibial Amputation There are roughly 2 million people in the United States living with a limb loss. The most common age group associated with transtibial amputations is 65 years…
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Bedsores Resulting in Ankle Amputations

Information About Ankle Amputations Ankle amputations, or disarticulation of the ankle, involves removal of the foot at the ankle while preserving the heel pad in a procedure known as Syme's…
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Bedford Gardens Care and Rehabilitation Center

Did someone you love suffer elder abuse or neglect at Bedford Gardens Care and Rehabilitation Center?  Our lawyers can help. Abuse of the elderly is not acceptable and we fight…
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Savoy Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

Did someone you love suffer elder abuse or neglect at Savoy Nursing and Rehabilitation Center?  Our lawyers can help. Abuse of the elderly is not acceptable and we fight hard…
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