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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Table 45: European Historic Review of Decubitus Ulcer
Market Analytics III-27Table 37: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysisfor Decubitus Ulcer Treatment Products by Product Segment -Air Fluidized Beds, Low Air Loss Beds, Alternating AirPressure Mattresses, Foam Mattresses, Other Full SupportProducts and Local Area Support Products MarketsIndependently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-27
GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-51 Table 8: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Decubitus Ulcer Treatment Products by Geographic Region - The US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-51
It is reasonable to assume that all patients with stroke or spinal cord lesions who are immobilized will develop decubitus ulcers if not turned regularly.
A year later, the woman's family filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the facility for negligent wound care that caused the decubitus ulcer to deteriorate so rapidly that it essentially taxed her heart, causing her death.
These include decubitus ulcer (bed sores), iatrogenic pneumothorax (collapsed lung), post-operative hip fracture, post-operative physiologic and metabolic derangements, post-operative pulmonary embolism (potentially fatal blood clots forming in the lungs) or deep vein thrombosis (blood clots in the legs), post-operative sepsis, and transfusion reaction.
Some of the most common and most serious indicators worsened, including decubitus ulcer (bed sores), sepsis, respiratory failure, deep vein thrombosis (blood clots in the legs), and pulmonary embolism (potentially fatal blood clots forming in the lungs).
Furlong developed a severe stage 4 decubitus ulcer over her left shoulder, exposing her glenohumeral bone, and a left shin decubitus ulcer, exposing her anterior tibial bone.
Quite often, if there is a decubitus ulcer, it's not appropriately communicated by the hospital to the nurse at the SNF.
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Decubitus Ulcer Treatment Products in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Air Fluidized Beds, Low Air Loss Beds, Alternating Air Pressure Mattresses, Foam Mattresses, Other Full Support Products, and Local Area Support Products.
They alleged, inter alia, that his injuries resulted from the hospital failing to properly treat the decubitus ulcer.
Foam pads and mattresses are most effectively used as pressure reduction devices to prevent the development of decubitus ulcers rather than for pressure relief for already existing ulcers.