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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The first was hospitalized with severe bedsores and died at Los Robles Regional Medical Center, and a second patient's death was never reported according to state law, state officials said.
I always assumed that bedsores and contractures occurred in the ambulance, because hospitals swore that they could not have happened there and nursing homes swore that they "inherited" them.
Our residents deserve to be free from bedsores (yes, they're called "pressure ulcers" but I prefer the uglier term), as well as contractures and other horrible injuries.
Delivery of highly specialized hospital beds with integral air mattresses adapted therapy system bedsore and treatment of pressure ulcers with equipment - 20 kpl with the installation and commissioning and training of operating personnel.
When admitted, she had a urinary tract infection, a large bedsore on the right cheek, bruising to her left arm, deep bedsores on her heels, ankles and elbow and an even deeper bedsore on her lower back.
Provision in the charter of principals bedsore for a period of 60 months and six-month extension.
In the second and third instances, it is alleged that Bongiorno performed unnecessary surgical debridements on the tailbone bedsores of two women, ages 85 and 96, one of whom suffered from dementia.
Ann, 61, who had lived with Parkinson's disease for 15 years, contracted septicaemia after a bedsore she got in either Ennis General Hospital or Cahercalla respite care centre in Ennis was left untreated.
Foam mattress with medical linens bedsore prevention and treatment of - 5 pcs .
A bedsore is caused by reduced blood supply to a 'pressure area' such as the back of the head, buttocks, or heels.
The fact may be that the resident with the bedsore was in the hospital three weeks and just returned to the nursing home, but that is not considered.
He said: "When the surgeon said a bug had destroyed his flesh, I kept asking how this can happen from a bedsore.
Contract notice: Providing a full-service rental and management of functional systems bedsore prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers.
Eighteen months later, the resident filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against the nursing home because she "suffered a left leg amputation from a totally preventable, treatable, and curable bedsore on her left heel.
NCCNHR believes the cost savings from improved staffing would be tremendous--think of the financial implications, for instance, when it costs $3,000 to 4,000 to replace a nursing assistant in an industry that has 100% turnover, when it costs $5,000 to 50,000 to heal a bedsore that could have been prevented with routine nursing care.