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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 follow-up appointment was not kept and in September 2000 the mother was admitted to an emergency room in a severely hydrated and undernourished state with early stage 4 decubiti that had not been treated properly.
As at-risk individuals know, decubiti may lead to serious and costly medical consequences.
When she left our facility, she had two stage II decubiti. She was put in the PPS category for skilled observation (s/p urosepsis, had IV in the hospital), and as of the fifth day she was stable.
Bye Bye Decubiti [R] Therapeutic Wheelchair Air Cushions, manufactured and marketed by Ken McRight Supplies, Inc., offer comfort and protection against decubiti (pressure sores) and other skin problems, especially to the spinal-injured and geriatric patient.
For the test, physicians and home health nurses used conventional treatments for such wounds as decubiti, stasis ulcers, ischemic ulcers and surgical site wounds for 30 days; after this time, if the wound had not healed, they adopted the Optimum Outcomes system.
Which have the lowest incidences of serious infections, decubiti, amputations, pneumonias and so forth.