bedsore


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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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Alexandra Jones, solicitor in the Medical Negligence department at Jackson Lees, talks to us about bedsores, how they can be avoided and what you can do if you or a loved one have suffered with them.
Stage three bedsores only occur when stage one and stage two bedsores do not receive effective or adequate medical care.
Across the UK pressure ulcers, or bedsores, can cost up to 4% of the annual healthcare budget - an estimated PS2.
Open procedure for the award of the ~ provision by means of rental, necessary bedsore principals all ~ Hospital of Alexandria and all ~ Healthcare Centre in Asti for a term of 3 years, possibly renewable for a further 2 years.
Terry's bedsore was deep, but contained bright pink granulation tissue that was ready to mend.
A mat recently developed by the Fraunhofer Institute for Factory Operation and Automation IFF in Magdeburg, Germany, may help fight against bedsores.
The new league reveals Cheshire's Warrington and halton hospitals trust has the worst bedsores record.
Rental day bedsore systems Alternating pressure to treat patients in the medium / high risk of developing injuries decubito.
Lees are always happy to hear from people with possible bedsore injuries or any other medical negligence enquiries.
A HEARTBROKEN daughter yesterday hit out at an NHS hospital after her elderly mum died from a bedsore.
On February 17, 1999, she was transferred from DRMC to Health South a rehabilitation facility, where the bedsore began to heal.
In this day and age, nobody should acquire a bedsore in hospital - it demonstrates a lack of basic care.
A STROKE victim sent to a home for respite care developed a bedsore within two weeks and later died in agony.
The patient developed a serious untreatable, stage III, bedsore injury in August 1996 while she was housed at Covenant and Dr.