decubitus


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decubitus

(dɪˈkjuːbɪtəs)
n
(Medicine) med the posture adopted when lying down
[C19: Latin, past participle of decumbere to lie down]
deˈcubital adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.decubitus - a reclining position (as in a bed)
posture, attitude, position - the arrangement of the body and its limbs; "he assumed an attitude of surrender"
Translations

de·cu·bi·tus

n. decúbito, posición acostada;
___ ventral___ prono;
dorsal ______ supino;
lateral ___ x-rayradiografía ___ lateral.

decubitus

n decúbito; — ulcer úlcera de decúbito
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Chest x-ray PA view, chest x-ray opposite lateral decubitus view, computerised tomography.
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NY: Failure to Identify Stages of Decubitus Ulcer: Court Denied Hospital's Motion to Dismiss Suit
La NLPC est conventionnellement realisee en position de decubitus ventral, position pour laquelle l'efficacite et la securite ont ete demontrees.
SAN DIEGO -- More vertebral fractures were detected when right lateral decubitus positioning was used in densitometric assessment, Diane Krueger reported during a poster session at the annual meeting of the International Society for Clinical Densitometry.
The tub liner can be used with residents with severe decubitus, burns, skin allergies, skin sensitivities, proctology issues, etc.
Murray said a common cost estimate for a stage four decubitus is that it costs upwards of $85,000 to heal using traditional dry approaches.
The Wound Dressing is indicated for the management of chronic skin wounds including decubitus (pressure) ulcers, venous stasis ulcers and diabetic ulcers as well as second-degree burns and post-radiation dermatitis.
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Made of Akton[R] polymer, the MEGA 2000 Soft provides pressure relief and reduces the potential for decubitus ulcers.
Pressure sores or decubitus ulcers usually develop over bony parts of the body without much fat.