decubitus ulcer


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  • noun

Synonyms for decubitus ulcer

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

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Table 42: European Historic Review of Decubitus Ulcer
DECUBITUS ULCER TREATMENT PRODUCTS - A REVIEW II-27Support Surfaces II-27Classification of Support Surfaces II-27Clinical Classification II-28Constant Low Pressure Devices II-28Alternating Pressure Devices II-28Classification by Physical Attributes II-28Static or Dynamic Components II-28Product Segmentation II-28A.
Table 2: Aged Population (65+ Years) as a Percentage of the Total Population by Region: 2000 Vis-a-vis 2025 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-5 Decubitus Ulcer Treatment Products Market Oscillates with Economic Conditions II-5 Leading Players Operating in the Decubitus Ulcer Treatment Products Market II-6
Further, if a patient has a stage 3 or 4 decubitus ulcer, the nursing home is eligible for Medicare reimbursement for the rental cost of an automatic turning bed.
She still had a decubitus ulcer, which now required two treatments a day.
ISSUE: Despite all of the advances in medical technology one of the oldest and most recurring complaints of patients relates to decubitus ulcers.
If a decubitus ulcer forms, it will require debridement of the dead tissue.
We found that the highest incidence rates were in the categories of Failure to Rescue, Decubitus Ulcer and Post-Operative Sepsis," continued Dr.
Nasdaq: AMHC) today announced the expansion of its agreement with CIGNA HealthCare to include care enhancement services for CIGNA members with acid-related stomach disorders, atrial fibrillation, decubitus ulcer, fibromyalgia, hepatitis C, inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis and urinary incontinence.
NASDAQ: AMHC) today announced it has received full accreditation under URAC's Disease Management Standards for its Impact Conditions program, which provides support for acid-related stomach disorders, atrial fibrillation, decubitus ulcer, fibromyalgia, hepatitis C, inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, low back pain, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis and urinary incontinence.
Upon the woman's arrival at the nursing facility, the nurses noted a stage I decubitus ulcer on her sacrum, along with multiple skin tears elsewhere.
Approximately ten days after arriving at the hospital, Venton developed a decubitus ulcer (commonly referred to as a bedsore) on her coccyx that ultimately expanded into a wound measuring six by ten inches.
The decubitus ulcer treatment products market continues to witness rapid transformations in the nature of products offered, the targeted users, and the application environment.
Gentiva's maintained the trial court erred in denying its motion for a directed verdict, abused its discretion by admitting three 8 x 10 photographs of the decubitus ulcer into evidence, and in allowing the jury to take poster-sized copies of the photographs into the jury room during its deliberations, since the 8 x 10 photographs were "missing.