1. a chronic ulcer of the skin caused by prolonged pressure on it (as in bedridden patients)
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How To Use bedsore In A Sentence

  • She was covered in bedsores from her shoulders to her toes. Times, Sunday Times
  • Some 1,446 died suffering with pressure ulcers, otherwise know as bedsores, while 4,866 died with septicaemia, or blood poisoning. The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed
  • And if bedsores are left unattended, she tells me, they can get so bad you can put your fist in them.
  • He was in so much pain when he left that he immediately had to go into St Luke's Hospital for treatment for horrific bedsores.
  • They will have to watch a short video outlining how they can keep clear of infections, bedsores and blood clots. The Sun
  • Most alarmingly, they weren't turning his limbs every two hours, as they should have done, to prevent bedsores. Times, Sunday Times
  • Pressure ulcers, or bedsores, are caused by excessive or prolonged pressure on the skin.
  • Many had bedsores and ulcers, the result, in some cases, of being put in the wrong sort of bed. Times, Sunday Times
  • The 33 members now have their sights set on syringe drivers to help deliver medication more easily, as well as special air mattresses to help prevent patients from getting bedsores.
  • It has controls that allow me to move it and myself into a sitting position and a special air-filled mattress attached to a pump so that I don't get bedsores from laying in one place for too long.
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