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Pressure Sore Diagnosis

Pressure Sores, also known as Bed Sores and Pressure Ulcers
Suffering from bedsores
How much compensation for medical negligence

Pressure Sore Diagnosis


 

 

The primary method of pressure sore diagnosis is by visual examination and good practice is to carefully assess a patient’s risk of developing sores by assessing their:

  • Overall health
  • Mobility level (precisely how often and how far they move, how easily they can move)
  • Symptoms that point to a possible infection
  • Posture – is there anything that could affect the patient’s posture?
  • Mental health
  • Any history of pressure sores
  • Blood circulation
  • Urinary and/or faecal continence
  • Nutrition

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Claiming For Pressure Sores


No Obligation Help

If you are unsure if you have a claim for your or your loved one’s pressure sores, then call our team for free, no obligation advice on making a claim. They will ask you some simple questions about the level of care you or your loved one received and will be able to tell you if you have a claim or not. Call 24/7 0800 122 3130.