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bedridden

(bĕd′rĭd′n) also

bedrid

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

Forced, by severity of illness or psychological misfortune, to remain permanently in bed.
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She lived two more years and over that time had a gradual decline in her functional status and memory, eventually becoming bedfast and requiring nursing home care before she died.
If the patient is bedfast, ultra-absorbent pads or a fecal incontinence collector should be considered.
She was bedfast, looked as though she was dying, hardly able to take notice of her companion, visitors or her doctor.
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In terms of Minimum Data Set (MDS)-based quality measures, residence in a GH unit was associated with a 0.3 percentage point (15.8 percent) decline in bedfast residents, a 4.1 percentage point (45 percent) decline in catheterized residents, and 1.9 percentage point (38 percent) decline in low-risk residents with pressure ulcers; across the entire GH organization, the bedfast result was the only MDS outcome that was statistically significant, suggesting some potential offsetting effect in the legacy units for the other outcomes (Afendulis et al.
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.