In order to heal a pressure ulcer, staff at nursing homes, hospitals, or wound clinics must pay extra attention to dressings on the wound. Too often, the problems associated with pressure ulcers are compounded when staff fails to follow physician orders with respect to the frequency of dressing changes or the dressings changes are not done properly.
Jonathan Rosenfeld is a lawyer who represents people injured in nursing homes and long-term care facilities. Jonathan has represented victims of nursing home abuse and neglect throughout Illinois and across the country. Visit his personal blog at www.nursinghomesabuseblog.com.