Pressure Ulcer: 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.Skin Care: Maintenance of the hygienic state of the skin under optimal conditions of cleanliness and comfort. Effective in skin care are proper washing, bathing, cleansing, and the use of soaps, detergents, oils, etc. In various disease states, therapeutic and protective solutions and ointments are useful. The care of the skin is particularly important in various occupations, in exposure to sunlight, in neonates, and in PRESSURE ULCER.Pressure: A type of stress exerted uniformly in all directions. Its measure is the force exerted per unit area. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Stomach Ulcer: Ulceration of the GASTRIC MUCOSA due to contact with GASTRIC JUICE. It is often associated with HELICOBACTER PYLORI infection or consumption of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS).Duodenal Ulcer: A PEPTIC ULCER located in the DUODENUM.Beds: Equipment on which one may lie and sleep, especially as used to care for the hospital patient.Incidence: The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.Blood Pressure: PRESSURE of the BLOOD on the ARTERIES and other BLOOD VESSELS.Peptic Ulcer: Ulcer that occurs in the regions of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT which come into contact with GASTRIC JUICE containing PEPSIN and GASTRIC ACID. It occurs when there are defects in the MUCOSA barrier. The common forms of peptic ulcers are associated with HELICOBACTER PYLORI and the consumption of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS).Nursing Assessment: Evaluation of the nature and extent of nursing problems presented by a patient for the purpose of patient care planning.Leg Ulcer: Ulceration of the skin and underlying structures of the lower extremity. About 90% of the cases are due to venous insufficiency (VARICOSE ULCER), 5% to arterial disease, and the remaining 5% to other causes.Nursing Evaluation Research: Research carried out by nurses that uses interviews, data collection, observation, surveys, etc., to evaluate nursing, health, clinical, and nursing education programs and curricula, and which also demonstrates the value of such evaluation.Skin UlcerPeptic Ulcer Hemorrhage: Bleeding from a PEPTIC ULCER that can be located in any segment of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT.Hydrostatic Pressure: The pressure due to the weight of fluid.Bandages: Material used for wrapping or binding any part of the body.Nursing Homes: Facilities which provide nursing supervision and limited medical care to persons who do not require hospitalization.Nursing Service, Hospital: The hospital department which is responsible for the organization and administration of nursing activities.Nursing Audit: A detailed review and evaluation of selected clinical records by qualified professional personnel for evaluating quality of nursing care.Peptic Ulcer Perforation: Penetration of a PEPTIC ULCER through the wall of DUODENUM or STOMACH allowing the leakage of luminal contents into the PERITONEAL CAVITY.Bandages, Hydrocolloid: Dressings comprised of a self-adhesive matrix to which hydrophilic absorbent particles are embedded. The particles consist of CELLULOSE derivatives; calcium ALGINATES; PECTINS; or GELS. The utility is based on providing a moist environment for WOUND HEALING.Nursing Education Research: Investigations into the problems of integrating research findings into nursing curricula, developing problem solving skills, finding approaches to clinical teaching, determining the level of practice by graduates from different basic preparations, etc.Occlusive Dressings: Material, usually gauze or absorbent cotton, used to cover and protect wounds, to seal them from contact with air or bacteria. (From Dorland, 27th ed)Nursing Records: Data recorded by nurses concerning the nursing care given to the patient, including judgment of the patient's progress.Spinal Cord Injuries: Penetrating and non-penetrating injuries to the spinal cord resulting from traumatic external forces (e.g., WOUNDS, GUNSHOT; WHIPLASH INJURIES; etc.).Bedding and Linens: Articles of cloth, usually cotton or rayon and other synthetic or cotton-blend fabrics, used in households, hospitals, physicians' examining rooms, nursing homes, etc., for sheets, pillow cases, toweling, gowns, drapes, and the like.Operating Tables: A raised flat surface on which a patient is placed during surgical procedures.Wound Healing: Restoration of integrity to traumatized tissue.Buruli Ulcer: A lesion in the skin and subcutaneous tissues due to infections by MYCOBACTERIUM ULCERANS. It was first reported in Uganda, Africa.Clinical Nursing Research: Research carried out by nurses in the clinical setting and designed to provide information that will help improve patient care. Other professional staff may also participate in the research.Blood Pressure Determination: Techniques for measuring blood pressure.Pediatric Nursing: The nursing specialty concerning care of children from birth to adolescence. It includes the clinical and psychological aspects of nursing care.Air Pressure: The force per unit area that the air exerts on any surface in contact with it. Primarily used for articles pertaining to air pressure within a closed environment.Debridement: The removal of foreign material and devitalized or contaminated tissue from or adjacent to a traumatic or infected lesion until surrounding healthy tissue is exposed. (Dorland, 27th ed)Skilled Nursing Facilities: Extended care facilities which provide skilled nursing care or rehabilitation services for inpatients on a daily basis.Balsams: Resinous substances which most commonly originate from trees. In addition to resins, they contain oils, cinnamic acid and BENZOIC ACID.Education, Nursing, Continuing: Educational programs designed to inform nurses of recent advances in their fields.Risk Factors: An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Buttocks: Either of two fleshy protuberances at the lower posterior section of the trunk or HIP in humans and primate on which a person or animal sits, consisting of gluteal MUSCLES and fat.Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy: The application of a vacuum across the surface of a wound through a foam dressing cut to fit the wound. This removes wound exudates, reduces build-up of inflammatory mediators, and increases the flow of nutrients to the wound thus promoting healing.Prospective Studies: Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.Hypertension: Persistently high systemic arterial BLOOD PRESSURE. Based on multiple readings (BLOOD PRESSURE DETERMINATION), hypertension is currently defined as when SYSTOLIC PRESSURE is consistently greater than 140 mm Hg or when DIASTOLIC PRESSURE is consistently 90 mm Hg or more.Prevalence: The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.Long-Term Care: Care over an extended period, usually for a chronic condition or disability, requiring periodic, intermittent, or continuous care.Nurse Clinicians: Registered nurses who hold Master's degrees in nursing with an emphasis in clinical nursing and who function independently in coordinating plans for patient care.Heel: The back (or posterior) of the FOOT in PRIMATES, found behind the ANKLE and distal to the TOES.Homes for the Aged: Geriatric long-term care facilities which provide supervision and assistance in activities of daily living with medical and nursing services when required.Treatment Outcome: Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.Transducers, Pressure: Transducers that are activated by pressure changes, e.g., blood pressure.Intracranial Pressure: Pressure within the cranial cavity. It is influenced by brain mass, the circulatory system, CSF dynamics, and skull rigidity.Intraocular Pressure: The pressure of the fluids in the eye.Wheelchairs: Chairs mounted on wheels and designed to be propelled by the occupant.Blood Pressure Monitoring, Ambulatory: Method in which repeated blood pressure readings are made while the patient undergoes normal daily activities. It allows quantitative analysis of the high blood pressure load over time, can help distinguish between types of HYPERTENSION, and can assess the effectiveness of antihypertensive therapy.Retrospective Studies: Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.Risk Assessment: The qualitative or quantitative estimation of the likelihood of adverse effects that may result from exposure to specified health hazards or from the absence of beneficial influences. (Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1988)Severity of Illness Index: Levels within a diagnostic group which are established by various measurement criteria applied to the seriousness of a patient's disorder.Soft Tissue Injuries: Injuries of tissue other than bone. The concept is usually general and does not customarily refer to internal organs or viscera. It is meaningful with reference to regions or organs where soft tissue (muscle, fat, skin) should be differentiated from bones or bone tissue, as "soft tissue injuries of the hand".Nurse's Role: The expected function of a member of the nursing profession.Foot Orthoses: Devices used to support or align the foot structure, or to prevent or correct foot deformities.Atmospheric Pressure: The pressure at any point in an atmosphere due solely to the weight of the atmospheric gases above the point concerned.Patient Positioning: Moving a patient into a specific position or POSTURE to facilitate examination, surgery, or for therapeutic purposes.Nursing Staff, Hospital: Personnel who provide nursing service to patients in a hospital.Paraplegia: Severe or complete loss of motor function in the lower extremities and lower portions of the trunk. This condition is most often associated with SPINAL CORD DISEASES, although BRAIN DISEASES; PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES; NEUROMUSCULAR DISEASES; and MUSCULAR DISEASES may also cause bilateral leg weakness.Moving and Lifting Patients: Moving or repositioning patients within their beds, from bed to bed, bed to chair, or otherwise from one posture or surface to another.Venous Pressure: The blood pressure in the VEINS. It is usually measured to assess the filling PRESSURE to the HEART VENTRICLE.Cohort Studies: Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.Follow-Up Studies: Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.Practice Guidelines as Topic: Directions or principles presenting current or future rules of policy for assisting health care practitioners in patient care decisions regarding diagnosis, therapy, or related clinical circumstances. The guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by the convening of expert panels. The guidelines form a basis for the evaluation of all aspects of health care and delivery.Nursing Care: Care given to patients by nursing service personnel.Hospitals, University: Hospitals maintained by a university for the teaching of medical students, postgraduate training programs, and clinical research.United StatesArterial Pressure: The blood pressure in the ARTERIES. It is commonly measured with a SPHYGMOMANOMETER on the upper arm which represents the arterial pressure in the BRACHIAL ARTERY.Heart Rate: The number of times the HEART VENTRICLES contract per unit of time, usually per minute.Diabetic Foot: Common foot problems in persons with DIABETES MELLITUS, caused by any combination of factors such as DIABETIC NEUROPATHIES; PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISEASES; and INFECTION. With the loss of sensation and poor circulation, injuries and infections often lead to severe foot ulceration, GANGRENE and AMPUTATION.Ventricular Pressure: The pressure within a CARDIAC VENTRICLE. Ventricular pressure waveforms can be measured in the beating heart by catheterization or estimated using imaging techniques (e.g., DOPPLER ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY). The information is useful in evaluating the function of the MYOCARDIUM; CARDIAC VALVES; and PERICARDIUM, particularly with simultaneous measurement of other (e.g., aortic or atrial) pressures.Surgical Flaps: Tongues of skin and subcutaneous tissue, sometimes including muscle, cut away from the underlying parts but often still attached at one end. They retain their own microvasculature which is also transferred to the new site. They are often used in plastic surgery for filling a defect in a neighboring region.Total Quality Management: The application of industrial management practice to systematically maintain and improve organization-wide performance. Effectiveness and success are determined and assessed by quantitative quality measures.Skin: The outer covering of the body that protects it from the environment. It is composed of the DERMIS and the EPIDERMIS.Ischium: One of three bones that make up the coxal bone of the pelvic girdle. In tetrapods, it is the part of the pelvis that projects backward on the ventral side, and in primates, it bears the weight of the sitting animal.Education, Nursing, Baccalaureate: A four-year program in nursing education in a college or university leading to a B.S.N. (Bachelor of Science in Nursing). Graduates are eligible for state examination for licensure as RN (Registered Nurse).Sacrococcygeal Region: The body region between (and flanking) the SACRUM and COCCYX.
  • Once pressure injuries (also known as pressure ulcers, or bed sores) become visible on the skin's surface, tissue damage has already occurred 2 . (mpo-mag.com)
  • The anatomically specific information combined with tailored preventive actions may ultimately translate into fewer pressure sores, decreased costs, increased quality of patient care, increased patient satisfaction and decreased risk for adverse events due to pressure ulcers such as in-hospital mortality, prolonged length of stay, discharge to an extended care facility rather than to the home, and infection,' Dr. Bryant added. (mpo-mag.com)
  • Mouth ulcers are painful sores that can develop in the mucous membrane of the oral cavity and this restrict the ability to chew, bite or eat. (medgadget.com)
  • Pressure sores constitute a serious, common health problem for the bedridden elderly, both in general hospitals, in long term care facilities and in home care treatment. (herzoghospital.org)
  • The rise in life expectancy and the advances in medical technology that have allowed surgery and other invasive procedures to be carried out on patients at a more advanced age, have led to a doubling of the incidence of pressure sores, due to both the longer survival and increased vulnerability of patients at risk to sores. (herzoghospital.org)
  • Pressure sores are an expression of underlying serious medical conditions, so that it is not only the pressure sores themselves which demand our attention but also these underlying conditions. (herzoghospital.org)
  • The Pressure Sores Unit comprises 21 beds in 7 in-patient rooms. (herzoghospital.org)
  • The Pressure Sores Unit is not only a separate territory unit within the hospital, but also has a permanent multidisciplinary staff specializing in the treatment of pressure sores. (herzoghospital.org)
  • The importance of the unit derives from its comprehensive geriatric treatment approach, and the focus of the treatment on pressure sores. (herzoghospital.org)
  • The comprehensive approach to treating pressure sores in the elderly patient requires reorganization of the treatment which is not confined to localized treatment only, but covers all the co-morbidity and disability accompanying the aging process. (herzoghospital.org)
  • In addition, growing number of conditions such as sun radiation sores, pressure sores, foot ulcers caused by diabetes, and disorders caused by bad blood circulation are expected to fuel the market in the future. (grandviewresearch.com)
  • The inflammation produces tiny sores called ulcers. (coherentnews.com)
  • Acute long-term illnesses often result in longer hospital stay or bed occupancy, which can lead to increased rate of decubitus ulcers, thereby spurring the demand for negative pressure wound therapy. (sbwire.com)
  • Leg elevators are designed for effective prevention and management of decubitus ulcer. (transparencymarketresearch.com)
  • The aim of the presented project ("The register of decubitus ulcers - integration strategy for monitoring and preventive interventions on the national level") is to establish a standardized methodology and define it uniformly for PU reporting, as well as to prepare a useful electronic tool for monitoring of PU which is to be piloted in three university hospitals in the Czech Republic. (mefanet.cz)
  • Albany, NY -- ( SBWIRE ) -- 09/28/2018 -- Negative pressure wound therapy has evolved considerably since its advent in 1997, with advanced functionalities and dressing features being developed to improve the efficiency of the procedure and make it more patient-friendly. (sbwire.com)
  • Growth witnessed in the region is attributable to the high demand for advanced treatment for pressure ulcer, diabetic foot ulcer, surgical procedure, and others ailments in the U.S. The region is also expected to dominate the global market through the forecast period 2018-2025. (sbwire.com)
  • Ulcers are anticipated to account for the largest share of the wound care biologics market in 2018. (marketsandmarkets.com)
  • The ulcers segment is expected to dominate the wound care biologics market in 2018. (marketsandmarkets.com)
  • [UKPRwire, Thu Dec 06 Pressure ulcer is a common problem among patients getting diagnosed with ulcers. (ukprwire.com)
  • CAGR of 5.8% between 2013 and 2018, allowing the market to reach a demand of 2,518.0 kilo ton by 2018. (statecourtlegalforms.com)
  • APAC region will show high growth in ulcerative colitis market during forecast years (2017-2024), due to raising awareness about the treatment, changing lifestyle will cause to increase prevalence and incidence rate, entry of new drugs in the market also some companies losing their patent of ulcerative drugs in coming years, like Humira (adalimumab) lost its patent in 2016 and Remicade will lose its patent in 2018. (coherentnews.com)
  • Diabetic foot ulcers (DFU) are a significant health care problem affecting around 15% of the people with diabetes mellitus in their lifetime . (cesurg.ru)
  • Some extrinsic (primary/non-physiological) and intrinsic (secondary/physiological) risk factors that contribute to PI development include diabetes mellitus, peripheral vascular disease, malignancy, prolonged pressure on an area of the body, being 70 years of age and older, smoking, urinary and fecal incontinence, a low body mass index (BMI), and malnutrition. (woundsource.com)
  • Bruin Biometrics' SEM Scanner directs clinicians to heels and sacrums at risk of developing pressure ulcers, even before the damage is visible. (mpo-mag.com)
  • Rising incidence of diabetic pressure, venous stasis, and foot ulcers is one of the key factors driving the market. (grandviewresearch.com)
  • The increased IAP The OS-MRS was subsequently validated in a multicenter associated with central obesity may give rise to other comorbid study involving four institutions and 4,431 patients.7 With the factors as well, including venous stasis ulcers, OHS [see Respiratory Insufficiency of Obesity, below], gastroesophageal presence of each variable equal to 1 point, each patient's reflux, and inguinal and incisional hernias. (slideshare.net)
  • Dr. Barbara Bates-Jensen, a professor at the UCLA School of Nursing and the David Geffen School of Medicine and a co-inventor of the SEM Scanner, said: 'Objective, scientific data from the SEM Scanner can give clinicians confidence to take action and intervene with methods to prevent pressure ulcers. (mpo-mag.com)
  • Asia Pacific is anticipated to witness the highest growth among other regional markets and this development can be attributed to supportive government policies, strong economic development, increased demand for advanced wound care products, and rise in healthcare expenditure. (sbwire.com)
  • This is likely to fuel the demand for advanced wound care products and services. (sbwire.com)
  • This in turn, leads to increase the demand for wound care products in the region. (reportbuyer.com)
  • Moreover, the Asia-Pacific region is anticipated to show a significant growth rate over the next five years in the global wound dressings market due to the growing demand for the advanced wound care products and increase in healthcare expenditure by the government in the region. (theinsightpartners.com)
  • Some factors which result in mouth ulcer are stress, infection, injury, allergy, and others which leads to intense pain. (medgadget.com)
  • Mouth ulcer can be prevented by avoiding tissue injury, avoiding the food that causes irritation in mouth and maintaining oral hygiene. (medgadget.com)
  • Besides the traditional method, various drugs are used to treat mouth ulcer. (medgadget.com)
  • However casual approach of people towards mouth ulcer and lack of awareness about the fact that if mouth ulcer is not treated early it may lead to cancer, this factors can have a negative impact on the growth of this market. (medgadget.com)
  • The Global Mouth Ulcer Treatment Market has been segmented on basis of drug type, formulation, and indication. (medgadget.com)
  • Based on indication mouth ulcer treatment market is segmented into Aphthous Stomatitis, Oral Lichen Planus and Others. (medgadget.com)
  • A booming need for more oral hygiene appeal in the field of mouth ulcer treatment is being observed worldwide. (medgadget.com)
  • The European market is expected to be the second-largest due to government funding and support from the healthcare sector coupled with the rising prevalence of mouth ulcer. (medgadget.com)
  • Moreover, the rising demand for mouth ulcer treatment in developing markets of Asia-Pacific have prospered the field of mouth ulcer market. (medgadget.com)
  • The growth of the global wound dressing market attributed due high demand for enhanced quality of care, high return of investment achieved by the adoption of these solutions and reduce costs while improving the quality of healthcare. (theinsightpartners.com)
  • North America is expected to be the dominant regional market for sacral pressure injury relieving devices owing to the reported cases and progressive healthcare infrastructure. (ukprwire.com)
  • So, these project activities aim to stress the importance of collecting PU prevalence and incidence data as an effective measure of healthcare and patient outcomes and to identify facility trends for quality and safety evaluation. (mefanet.cz)
  • Based on the end-user, the global market for diabetic ulcers treatment market is segmented into home health care, community healthcare centers, hospital outpatient settings, and hospital inpatient settings. (prnewswire.co.uk)
  • The requirement of professional responsibility is the most central demand in the legislation when it comes to safety practice in the healthcare service. (scirp.org)
  • The demand of professional responsibility is according to law, a shared responsibility, were the health workers are responsible for their own actions, and the healthcare system is responsible for the environment these actions are conducted in. (scirp.org)
  • Pressure injury is seen across all healthcare settings and affects people of any age and health condition. (stanford.edu)
  • The reasons lie in the numbers - as the healthcare landscape continues to advance, so does the demand for more baccalaureate-educated nurses. (concordia.edu)
  • This consists of replacement nurses needed to fill the positions of retiring nurses and new nurses needed to address the ever-evolving demands of healthcare. (concordia.edu)
  • Nurse recruiters play a key role, especially since the demand for healthcare is at an all-time high. (concordia.edu)
  • Gastrointestinal ulcers, internal bleeding, small bowel obstruction, gastric band slippage, and hernias are some of the common implications that lower the use of bariatric surgery devices. (openpr.com)
  • You've read the ads, seen the endoscope studies results and heard the talk: Gastric ulcers are incredibly common in domesticated horses. (equisearch.com)
  • The only way to definitively diagnose gastric ulcers is to examine the stomach directly with an endoscope at a veterinary clinic or do a sucrose-absorption test (see sidebar). (equisearch.com)
  • While horses can develop some degree of gastric ulceration easily and under a wide variety of conditions, ulcers can and do heal spontaneously. (equisearch.com)
  • Our field-trial horses included both horses with a documented history of gastric ulcerations and horses with symptoms suggestive of ulcers. (usrider.org)