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Nursing Home Abuse

Better Safe than Sorry

Are you allergic to ANYTHING? Nuts? Sulphur drugs? What about Penicillin? You wouldn’t dream of eating in a restaurant without asking the waitress what is in the chef’s special sauce, so why would you take a prescription from the pharmacy without question? You know where you “sign in” at the pharmacy – you are really...[Read More]

CAN YOUR NURSING HOME PREVENT AND TREAT BEDSORES?

Too many nursing home residents suffer from bedsores, also known as decubitus ulcers. These unsightly and painful ulcers are the result of the failure by staff to turn and change the resident’s position every 2 hours. Patients who are confined to their bed or wheel chair are at high risk for developing decubitus ulcers. Poor...[Read More]

DRUG-COATED CARDIAC STENTS CAUSE PROBLEMS

Cardiac arteries clogged by fatty deposits are a known health threat which often leads to heart attacks. The Gold Standard of treatment used to be angioplasty – a surgical procedure in which a balloon is inflated inside the blood vessel to flatten any plaque which obstructs the flow of blood. However, doctors soon discovered the...[Read More]

I read an article today – http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/medicalnews.php?newsid=43631 It’s interesting. Apparently, our federal government and its administrative agencies designed to regulate and police certain industries, such as Nursing Homes, have not been as strict, resolved, or hard on nursing homes as of late. The Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General, in a report publihsed...[Read More]