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Nursing Home Nurse Expert Witness Retained on a Pressure Ulcer case

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Nursing Home Nurse Expert Witness Retained on a Pressure Ulcer case

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A well-qualified Nursing Home nurse expert witness was retained on a case where staff at a nursing home and rehab center failed to care for an elderly patient admitted with a diagnosis of syncope and collapse, diabetes, cardiac dysrhythmia, dementia with behavioral disturbance, mental retardation, and osteoporosis, requiring maximum assistance with bed mobility and transfers. Thus, deemed high risk for skin breakdown. During the patients stay, (s)he developed pressure ulcers which were either not taken seriously, treated timely or properly resulting in an amputation of a limb.

Med League’s Nursing Home nurse expert witness, who specializes in all aspect of elder care, was retained to provide an independent review of the standards of care provided by the nursing staff. Nursing Home nurse experts are registered nurses who specialize in the caring for patients who need 24-hour supervision and assistance. They have been trained and have extensive experience in caring for patients who cannot care for themselves. Long-Term Care Nurses care for patients with an illness that needs care for an extended period. The responsibilities of a Long-Term Care Nurse include but are not restricted to daily living activities like bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, toileting; monitoring and recording vital signs, reporting any change in skin condition like deterioration or ulcer formation due to prolonged periods of immobility and/or being bed ridden, administrating medications, making fall assessments, assisting patients ambulate as per the orders of the physical therapist. They provide their patients and their family members with information, knowledge, support systems, treatments, and medication, and support them emotionally.

Cases Our Nursing Home Nurse Expert can assist:

  • Standard of Nursing Care
  • Injury Assessment and Prevention
  • Negligence
  • Pressure Sores
  • Pressure Ulcers
  • Life Expectancy
  • Functional Decline
  • Elder Abuse and Neglect
  • Plan of Care
  • Wrongful Death

Our Nursing Home Nurse Expert Witness are licensed and certified in:

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Our Long-Term Nurse Expert Witness are well experienced and highly qualified elder care with over 20 plus years of experience. Our Nurse Expert witness is a crisis manager and is proficient in emergencies and preemptive to the needs of their patients. This expert currently lives in Florida and is available to consult on your next labor and delivery case nationwide

Med League is a legal nurse consulting company assisting attorneys nationwide providing highly qualified, clinically active Labor and Delivery Nurse expert witness as well as other medical care expert witnessesContact Med League today to discuss your next case!

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