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... ion occurred in December and I believe she developed a small bedsore at that time. She returned to the hospital last week with pneumonia, a UTI infection and the infected bedsore. ... (5 replies)
... has severe rheumatiod arthritus. She was being treated at a clinic for a sore hich was caused by her shoe rubbing on her ankle. She was also given antibiotics and told to elevate her feet. ... (5 replies)
... I was given a good tip for bed sores while I cared for my son, and it worked. lay the patient on sheep skin, my son never got a bed sore in all his bedridden 6 years of life, except on his ears a little. ... (4 replies)

... New feeding tubes always have drainage. Clean witha sterile Q tip and sterile water. Keep site clean and dry as possible. The bed sore ask the MD if he can have VNA come in and assess it. Always repostion patient every two hours or get an air mattress. ... (4 replies)
... Actually most uti's are caused by E-coli. As far as the bedsore, if she is in a good nursing home they may be able to do more to clear it up in there. I know you will want to monitor her close. I am sorry she is in such bad pain. (5 replies)
... They want those staph infections out of the hospital as fast as they can get them! Less likely to infect everyone else. (5 replies)
... They are telling my sister-in-law there is nothing more they can do for her in the hospital and are taking her off intravenous antibiotics and putting her on pills. I am waiting to hear if they are releasing her to a nursing home today. They say they cannot keep her til the infection is cleared and I am very upset about that. Thank you for your prayers. (5 replies)
... Before she is released, talk to the hospital counselor about home health help. You need to try to get visiting nurses, a bather, equipment, etc.; possibly even a daily home health aid. Medicare should cover most of that. Be firm in what you need; you need all the help you can get. Good luck and God bless. PS. The infections should be under control and/or gone before... (5 replies)

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