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Bedsores Dekubitalgeschwür
bedsores wundgelegene Stellen
 
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decubitus ulcer definition: ulceration caused by prolonged pressure in patients permitted to lie too still for a long period of time; bony prominences of the body are the most frequently affected sites; ulcer is caused by ischemia of the underlying structures of the skin, fat, and muscles as a result of the sustained and constant pressure.
Pressure Sore definition: Death of tissue due to external pressure.
Pressure Sores/Ulcers definition: Death of tissue due to external pressure.
Pressure Ulcer definition: An ulceration caused by prolonged pressure on the SKIN and TISSUES when one stay in one position for a long period of time, such as lying in bed. The bony areas of the body are the most frequently affected sites which become ischemic (ISCHEMIA) under sustained and constant pressure.
 
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