English to Afrikaans Meaning :: bedsore

Bedsore :
geleë plek
- geleë plek

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Noun(1) a chronic ulcer of the skin caused by prolonged pressure on it (as in bedridden patients

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(1) She was totally blind and because of lack of movement, she had developed a bedsore which had progressed into a large hole at the bottom of her spine, despite being turned by us every two hours.(2) He had been treated for a bedsore , but the wound became infected.(3) A couple of weeks ago, at the age of 52, he died of heart failure while being treated for an infected bedsore .(4) The bedsore on my left buttock cheek is blistered and bleeding.(5) Apparently, he died as a result of cardiac arrest after developing a serious systemic infection from a bedsore …(6) When someone goes into hospital, you assume that they are getting the best care; then for him to die, not of the haemorrhage, but of the bedsore , was terrible.(7) Some things that help prevent bedsores include turning the patient, padding equipment, keeping skin clean and dry, using special mattresses, and making sure the patient gets enough calories.(8) I saw her develop bedsores, and the bedsores heal just in time for another hospital admission and another set of sores to form.(9) I suppose they move every now and then to stop bedsores .(10) She had bedsores and blisters, and was infected with the winter vomiting bug.(11) The 33 members now have their sights set on syringe drivers to help deliver medication more easily, as well as special air mattresses to help prevent patients from getting bedsores .(12) A nurse who failed to turn a patient regularly to avoid bedsores would usually be negligent, but not if she had so refrained on the express instructions of the surgeon who had recently operated on her.(13) A woman who watched her frail mother lie in agony after she developed bedsores at a private care home has vowed to help prevent elderly and immobile patients from having to endure the same pain.(14) He spent most of his days in bed, trying to keep himself from throwing up his medications, moving from time to time to take the pressure off his bedsores , and listening to music as he faded in and out of fevered consciousness.(15) Overseas studies have also linked nurse shortages with other impacts on patients such as medication errors, increased rates of hospital infections, increased risk of bedsores and longer post-operative recovery times.(16) Pressure ulcers, or bedsores , are caused by excessive or prolonged pressure on the skin.
Related Words
(1) bed sore ::
bed seer
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Noun
1. decubitus ulcer ::
dekubitus ulser
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