Check out the editorial and article I wrote for Today’s Wound Clinic about pressure injuries and malpractice litigation: What My Experiences Have Taught Me About Meritless Malpractice Cases and A Closer Look at the Legal Implications of Pressure Injuries. Pressure injuries may be the most common reason that nursing homes are sued.
What do you think are the legal implications of “Get to Zero” campaigns in hospitals? Can we get to zero pressure injuries? How can we determine which ones are medically unpreventable and which are not? (I think there’s a physiological answer. Stay tuned.)
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