decubitus ulcer

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decubitus ulcer

[də′kyüb·əd·əs ′əl·sər]
(medicine)
An ulcer of the skin and subcutaneous tissues following prolonged lying down, due to pressure on bony protuberances. Also known as bedsore; pressure ulcer.
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Entre novembre 2004 et janvier 2010, 141 patients ont subi 159 NLPC en position de decubitus dorsal modifie (DDM).
In addition, right lateral decubitus positioning identified four previously undetected fractures, including two in patients with no known fracture.
Table 9: World Historic Review of Decubitus Ulcer Treatment
High-frequency ultrasound scanning isn't limited to detecting potential decubitus ulcers.
The healing effect of Biolight in the treatment of decubitus ulcers, is now clearly established through the same stringent criteria as apply to the trial of drugs.
Table 10: World 15-Year Perspective for Decubitus UlcerTreatment Products by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdownof Value Sales for The US, Canada, Japan, Europe,Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets forYears 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-53
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
The April 2005, Trends and Forecasts states that silver-releasing dressings provide optimal healing for decubitus and minor wounds.
The C-MATT[TM] Prevention Mattress from Oasco Manufacturing Solutions is designed for facilities where residents are immobile, vulnerable to developing decubitus pressure ulcers, or have vascular problems.
Earlier this year, CIGNA HealthCare expanded its Well Aware disease management program and is collaborating with American Healthways to provide programs for a range of impact conditions for members with acid-related stomach disorders, atrial fibrillation, decubitus ulcer, fibromyalgia, hepatitis C, inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis and urinary incontinence.
Contract awarded for mat of synthetic leather, waterproof for operating table including, fasteners to place the patient in position decubitus side, left and right.