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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Atypical decubital fibroplasia: A distinctive fibroblastic pseudotumour occurring in debilitated patients.
The results of our research on the dominance of Acinetobacter spp from wound swabs are similar to the findings of other authors who examined the the dominance of gram negative bacteria from swabs of infected decubital wounds, whose localization is usually near urogenital and the end of gastrointestinal tract [14, 15].
Under gen- eral anesthesia, the patient was placed in lateral decubital position.
However, stall housing causes a negative effect on muscle weight and bone strength (Marchant and Broom, 1996), decubital ulcers, chronic disease and stereotypes, which probably indicate poor welfare of sow (Scientific Veterinary Committee, 1997).
Additionally, a mild, fluctuating, yellow swelling of the left elbow was noted, which was considered primarily as decubital damage from increased pressure on the elbow caused by the sitting posture.
ABCD ABSCOND ABDC ABDUCT ACBD ASCRIBED ACDB ASCENDIBLE ADBC ROADBLOCK ADCB TRADUCIBLE BACD BACKED BADC BARDIC BCAB BROCADE BCDA HERBICIDAL BDAC BIRDWATCHER BDCA BIRDCAGE CABD CARBIDE CADB CANDLEBERRY CBAD CUPBOARD CBDA CUBOIDAL CDAB CREDITABLE CDBA CUDBEAR DABC DIABETIC DACB DANCEABLE DBAC DEBAUCH DBCA DISBOSCATION DCAB EDUCABLE DCBA DECUBITAL
The complications recorded in poor outcome cases were: seroma formation, infection, abscessation and septicemia; nosocomial infections; implant failures due to screw loosening and plate breakage; hemorrhage anemia and shock due to accidental puncture of major and minor blood vessels; rupture of vena azygus; anesthetic complications due to Triflupromazine and Halothane; implant loosening due to uncooperative, bad tempered dogs making excessive struggling during post operative care; automutilations; urinary tract infections; decubital ulcers and respiratory infections due to prolonged recumbency.
An emergency ano retractor exam is performed with the patient in the lateral decubital position.