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bedridden

(bĕd′rĭd′n) also

bedrid

(-rĭd′)
adj.
Confined to bed because of illness or infirmity.

bedridden

describing a person who is unable or unwilling to leave the bed because of illness or injury.

bedridden

adjective Referring to a person who is confined to bed by medical orders or due to incapacitation—e.g., major trauma, following surgery, burns and so on.

bedridden

Forced, by severity of illness or psychological misfortune, to remain permanently in bed.
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I was in the bed for ten weeks, and the Bedfast program allowed me to get out of my room and stay motivated," said Herring, who now continues his rehabilitation participation from his wheelchair.
mother who is bedfast, incontinent, demented, and becoming resistive of
Furthermore, our data show that factors which are still under scrutiny, such as age, gender and being bedfast, prove to be associated with UI in some, but not in all, of the countries.
For residents living in GH homes, we found the adoption of the model led to fewer 30-day readmissions (overall and avoidable), bedfast residents, catheterized residents, and low-risk residents with pressure ulcers.
When she was bedfast many years ago due to an injury, she began experimenting with card making, tearing magazine pictures into bird or flower shapes and gluing them to cardstock.
Follow-up Data BASELINE CURRENT Current # of members using dining areas 35 110 Number of members bedfast by choice 02 03 Number of members utilizing hypnotics 31 22 Number of members with in house pressure ulcers 08 03 Number of members with in house weight loss 16 11 Number of members displaying behavior symptoms 27 10 Number of members with UTIs 18 18 Number of members utilizing antipsychotics 28 24 Number of members that are depressed or anxious 91 55 Number of members that display mod to severe pain 48 31
One patient with a brain tumor was so weak and bedfast, he was even unable to talk.
Stop lifting, transferring, and struggling with all of your bedfast residents.
The Acuindex in OSCAR was used as a case mix measure at the facility level; this is based on resident mobility and nursing factors such as the proportion of residents who are bedfast, require assistance with ambulation or transfers, or receive suctioning or intravenous therapy.
If a resident is documented as bedfast or restrained and has suffered a fall, something is terribly out of sequence, and further investigation is needed.
Information on the resident characteristics is drawn from two main data sources: five of these resident characteristics (dependency in eating, bedfast, contractures, unplanned weight gain or loss, and inappropriate behavior) are derived from information collected by each State's survey and certification team during their annual surveys of all Medicare and Medicaid certified facilities.