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Pressure ulcer

Introduction: Pressure ulcer

Description of Pressure ulcer

Pressure ulcer (medical condition): Bed sores result from pressure on the skin, typically in patients during hospital recovery or whose mobility is limited in bed ...more

Pressure ulcer: See also:

  »Introduction: Bedsores
  »Symptoms of Bedsores

Pressure ulcer: 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.
Source: MeSH 2007

Pressure ulcer: Related Topics

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Pressure ulcer as a Disease

Pressure ulcer: Another name for Bedsores (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Bedsores
  »Symptoms of Bedsores

Pressure ulcer: Related Diseases

Pressure ulcer: Pressure ulcer is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Pressure ulcer (Bedsores)

Some of the symptoms of Pressure ulcer incude:

Pressure ulcer as a Symptom

Pressure ulcer (symptom): pressure ulcer is an area of skin that breaks down when...more »

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Pressure ulcer: Related Disease Topics

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Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Pressure ulcer

Source - MeSH 2007

The following terms can be used for Pressure ulcer

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Hierarchical classifications of Pressure ulcer

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