Nursing Homes and Bedsores

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Bedsores, also known as pressure sores or decubitus ulcers, can occur when a bedridden patients lies in the same position for long periods of time.  As a result, bony areas of the body, such as hips, ankles, and coccyx, are continuously exposed to pressure.  Frequent turning of the patients will relieve pressure on these area. … Read more »