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Descriptor English:   Pressure Ulcer 
Descriptor Spanish:   Úlcera por Presión 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Lesão por Pressão 
Synonyms English:   Bed Sores
Bed Sore
Bedsores
Decubitus Ulcers
Pressure Sores
Pressure Ulcers
Sore, Bed
Sore, Pressure
Sores, Bed
Sores, Pressure
Ulcer, Decubitus
Ulcer, Pressure
Ulcers, Decubitus
Ulcers, Pressure
Bedsore
Decubitus Ulcer
Pressure Sore  
Tree Number:   C17.800.893.665
Definition English:   An ulceration caused by prolonged pressure on the SKIN and TISSUES when one stays in one position for a long period of time, such as lying in bed. The bony areas of the body are the most frequently affected sites which become ischemic (ISCHEMIA) under sustained and constant pressure. 
Indexing Annotation English:   pressure injury resulting from prolonged pressure on the skin and tissues is indexed here
History Note English:   2006 (1963) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   3681 
Unique Identifier:   D003668 

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