Bedsores, or pressure sores, are wounds on the surface of the skin caused by prolonged pressure. Bedridden patients and those using wheelchairs are at highest risk of this condition. Most cases of bedsores have been recorded in long term care homes across the country. Unfortunately, bedsores can be an indication that nursing home staff members are being negligent in their duty to look after the health of their residents.
Signs and symptoms of bedsores vary according to their severity:
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