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Synonyms for bedsore

a chronic ulcer of the skin caused by prolonged pressure on it (as in bedridden patients)

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Dementia sufferer Ruffo Bravette was left critically ill, severely dehydrated and with bed sores after a two-week stay at Sunrise Senior Living in Edgbaston.
Malcolm, of Bedlington, died after he contracted septicaemia, which was believed to have come from a bed sore.
Matron Helen Hall, from Wansbeck General Hospital, told the inquest district nurses hadn't received a letter informing them about Malcolm's bed sore.
It is estimated one in five patients admitted to hospital will develop a bed sore, which, in severe cases, can be deadly.
Their probe concluded that Mr McCabe was found in creased bedding which was soaked in urine, and he had a severe bed sore on his left foot.
My husband needed plastic surgery to heal a bed sore, acquired in hospital.
Banana leaves are good bed cover for patients who have been bed ridden for long period of time to prevent pressure sore or bed sore.
The beds already installed on the wards have solved all bed sore problems for patients and also made nursing a lot easier, too.
RELATIVES of a woman who died after being rushed to hospital with severe dehydration and a gaping bed sore have blasted a care home for the way she was treated.
The inquest heard that Mrs Black from Raheny in Dublin, was being treated in hospital for Alzheimer's but was then moved to Leas Cross nursing home, which said it provided bed sore treatment, on September 17, 2003, before she was transferred to Beaumont Hospital.
Our people die of simple things: kidney failure, associated diseases, bed sores," she emphasized.
Nearly all other underbody warming technologies are stiff, increasing the chance of patient bed sores via vascular occlusion and heat-accelerated tissue necrosis.
A DAUGHTER has won PS20,000 damages after her elderly mother died of sepsis from bed sores following weeks of neglect at a Lichfield nursing home.
16), seniors who undergo cancer surgery are more likely than younger adults to experience post-operative complications like bed sores and delirium, as well as injuries and health issues such as fractures, weight loss, and dehydration after they have cancer surgery.