decubital ulcers

decubital ulcers

see decubitus ulcer.
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According to president Steven Rosenfeld, Columbia Antiseptic Powder has been used for more than a century by health care professionals to treat decubital ulcers, contact dermatitis, tinea pedis, moist dermatitis, prickly heat and other fungal infections as well as chafing, poison ivy, poison sumac, poison oak, windburn, razor burn and sunburn.
Chronic wounds are caused by application of sharp hooks for restraining, traumatic injury, decubital ulcers, pressure sores due to application of chain and injuries due to sharp objects when housed in restricted floor space (Nayar et al.
Herbst Cradle[TM] from Brown Medical Industries is a new ankle/foot orthosis product used for the treatment of plantar flexion and Achilles' contractures, and for prevention and healing of decubital ulcers on the heel and malleoli.
Immobility, combined with sitting in a wheelchair, demands a proper prophylaxis of pressure gangrene[18] Additional incontinence in 20% of the patients increases the risk of decubital ulcers.