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patient

a person who is receiving medical care
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The occipital protuberance, the heel, and the lower side of the scapula are the other potential pressure ulcerative areas in bedridden patients. [1]
Bedridden patients must often be changed from the supine to the lateral position or vice versa to prevent decubiti.
It's also important she adds, that bedridden patients have the opportunity to look their best.
We wondered how she would psychologically go from a mobile (wheelchair), "talking" (Light Talker), and competent (middle school student) individual to a bedridden patient.
To repatriate a bedridden patient is a significant concern for expatriate residents across the UAE.
"A bedridden patient, unable to be toileted in a timely manner, was trying to get out of bed themselves to go to the toilet and fell out of bed and sustained a fracture."--RN DHB delegate
Does each bedridden patient get a thorough bath each day?
``I had gone from being ahealthy, walking, talking 41 -year old woman into a speechless, bedridden patient whose life had been turned upside down.''
Here we do not have a paraplegic with a degree of self-sufficiency that allows him to enter into his family group as an equal to all men, but a bedridden patient forced to remain completely invalid not for medical reasons, but because of unsuitable housing facilities.
OK, THE BEDRIDDEN PATIENT IN 501 NEEDS GO-LYTELY UNTIL CLEAR, AND THE PATIENT IN 502 NEEDS KAYEYALATE ENEMAS
It became three months of 24-hour shifts through each four-day period, nursing a bedridden patient.