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Pressure Sores

Litigation Packet: Document Details

Packet Name: Pressure Sores

Updated Date: 1/29/2014 | Created Date: 12/19/2006 | Number of Pages: 3111
Summary of Packet:

• What plaintiff attorneys should know when handling a pressure sore case in the nursing home or rehabilitation hospital setting and how to overcome common defenses

• Nursing home documents include: complaint, discovery requests, depositions and transcripts of treating physicians and nurses, expert geriatricians, and registered nurses examining standards of care and pressure sore development, and trial transcripts

• Rehabilitation hospital documents includes complaint, pleadings, and expert depositions transcripts

• Addresses pressure sore staging and use of the Braden Scale

• Explores Federal regulations and CMS Survey Enforcement Process

• Discussion about dealing with clinical practice guidelines and surveys and national guidelines summaries

• AAJ Education speaker papers and Trial article

[Deposition summary accompanies each deposition transcript]

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