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Bed sores aren't always a sign of negligent care

By Dr. Michael Hochman
Globe Correspondent / April 9, 2007

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Until recently, most experts believed that bed sores were an unambiguous indicator of bad care. With frequent turnings, skin care, and good nutrition, the thinking went, these painful and deadly pressure sores that commonly occur on the buttocks and heels could be eliminated almost entirely. (Full article: 828 words)

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