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Pictures of Stage 1 Pressure Ulcers

Grade 1 – reddened skin which persists for more than 30 minutes after pressure has been relieved. Nonblanchable erythema of intact skin heralding lesion of skin ulceration. In individuals with darker skin, discoloration of the skin, warmth, edema, induration or hardness may be indicators. QUICK LINKS:   Stage 1 Pictures   –   Stage 2 Pictures   –   Stage 3 …

Death by Pressure Ulcer

July 23, 2012 Uncategorized Eileen Cligget, A retired 79-year-old teacher from Cardiff was inappropriately sent home from hospital, two weeks after her operation, following a hysterectomy due to cancer with a pressure sore after being laid up in bed for a week whilst in the hospitals care. When it was noted that the pressure sore …

Glossary of Terms

Bed Sores – also known as Pressure Sores, Decubitus Ulcers or Pressure Ulcers Carer – people may be cared for by a relative or a friend when they are ill, while others may have paid care workers or nurses to look after them. In this booklet, the word carer means unpaid carers such as friends or relatives, not paid …

Negligent Care

Pressure sores are preventable. Essentially, when people are entrusted with the care of those who lack the mobility to move themselves shirk their responsibilities, then the immobile run the risk of developing pressure ulcers. Without adequate blood flow, which would occur in the turning and moving of a susceptible population, the affected tissue dies. It …