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655 Possible Causes for Bedsores

  • Skin Infection

    Bedsores (pressure sores) Mayo Clinic [On-line information]. Available online at . Accessed April 2012. Singhal, H. et. al. (Updated 2012 January 6). Wound Infection.[]

  • Dementia

    Dementia patients may require assistance getting in and out of bed, moving from the bed to a chair, or may be bedridden and require help moving positions to avoid bedsores[] Pneumonia , bladder infections, bedsores, and other causes can lead to more wide-spread infection and subsequent death.[]

  • Pressure Ulcer

    This section, for carers at home, explains what pressure ulcers are and how to prevent them. What is a pressure ulcer or bedsore?[] Overview Bedsores — also called pressure ulcers and decubitus ulcers — are injuries to skin and underlying tissue resulting from prolonged pressure on the skin.[] A pressure ulcer is an area of skin - and sometimes also the tissue underneath - that has become damaged because of pressure. They are also sometimes called bedsores.[]

  • Vegetative State

    The patient may be sedentary for a long period of time and is at risk for bedsores and infections.[] His bedsores had healed, and he was pleased to see me, she said.[] This can involve: providing nutrition through a feeding tube making sure the person is moved regularly so they don't develop pressure ulcers gently exercising their joints[]

  • Isosporiasis

    Pagina B-225 - The patient should be turned at least every 2 hours during the day and every 4 hours during the night to prevent BEDSORES. ‎[]

  • Chlorpropamide

    […] have newer high-density foam mattresses may not have to be turned every two hours to prevent bedsores, according to a new study.[] Chlorpropamid - HealthCare News Newer Foam Mattresses May Help Prevent Bedsores in Nursing Homes FRIDAY, Nov. 22, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Nursing home residents whose beds[]

  • Arthropathy

    Transient Arthropathy Interventional clinical trials: # Name Status NCT ID Phase Drugs 1 Changes of Pressure on Soft Tissue Before and After Total Hip Replacement to Prevent Bedsores[]

  • Erythema Elevatum Diutinum

    […] keratosis / hyperkeratosis ( Seborrheic keratosis , Callus ) · other epidermal thickening ( Ichthyosis acquisita , Palmoplantar keratoderma ) skin ulcer ( Pyoderma gangrenosum , Bedsore[]

  • Stomatitis

    Severe necrotic oral ulcerative lesions were accompanied by cutaneous purpura, blood-filled blisters and bedsores.[]

  • Camphor Liniment

    —This forms a stimulant and anodyne application in contusions, sprains, bedsores, rheumatic, neuralgic , and other pains .[]

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