Legal Nurse Consultants often have to deal with the question of whether a wound was preventable. Here to help us answer this question is Lydia Meyers Corum, an expert in wound care. Two primary factors can lead to pressure wounds. Poor nutrition, which may have preceded the patient’s admission to a medical facility, is one. […]
With the increasing number of nurse practitioners, we find a comparable increase in malpractice suits in which they’re involved. Rebecca Paschall, who is both a nurse practitioner and a legal nurse consultant, shares crucial information for LNCs evaluating the work of nurse practitioner charting and liability. While her comments focus mainly on office settings, Rebecca […]
Incorrect wound care and management can lead to pain, sepsis, and even death. Here to discuss the details of wound nursing is Thureiyya Rodriguez, legal nurse consultant and Certified Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurse. If you, as an LNC, need to find an expert witness in this area of wound care, it’s important for you […]
Whether the patient’s setting is a nursing home, hospital, or their own home, wound care and prevention and care forms a primary aspect of treatment. Rebecca Corbet, wound care expert and LNC, shares with you both the optimal ways to preserve skin integrity and the standard of care for treatment of wounds.