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Q: Does skin tear and pressure ulcer mean the same?
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What is a pressure ulcer?

It's an ulcer, an open sore that's caused by constant pressure being applied to the same spot(s) on the body long enough for the skin and tissue on that spot to get damaged by the reduced blood flow.


What is the first sign of a decubitus ulcer?

A reddened area on the skin that, when pressed, does not turn white. This is a sign that a pressure ulcer is starting to develop.


What is the nanda nursing diagnosis for pressure ulcers?

impaired skin/tissue integrity r/t pressure ulcer


What is the medical term meaning skin ulceration caused by prolonged pressure?

Decubitus ulcer


What is the code for excision of pressure ulcer may you separately report skin grafts to close the surgical wound?

15956


What kind of topical medication should be used on a pressure ulcer?

Triderma MD it is great for minor to severly damaged skin from pressure areas on the body.


Describe the stages of development of decubitus ulcer?

stage one is an area of skin over a pressure site bony prominence on the body...when touched the skin does not Blanch . stage two is an area of skin over a pressure site, bony prominence on the body...that the top layer of skin is broken. stage three is same as a two but goes deeper into the dermis and fat. stage four is same as three but involves the muscle/tendons/bone. unstageable= wound can not be assesed due to exudate or overlying necrosis


What is a Decubitus ulcer How does it occur?

It is a pressure ulcer. Typically found in areas where the skin is being pinched between a bone and an external force, like a bed or chair. It is also called "bed sores", just for that reason.


What is an Aden ulcer?

An Aden ulcer is another name for an Aleppo boil, a chronic skin disorder which terminates in an ulcer.


Can a nurse determine the stage of a decubitus ulcer?

Nurses are more than capable of determining the stage of a decubitus ulcer.Skin integrity and maintenance is part of their training.NB: A decubitus ulcer, also known as a pressure sore.


What is An ulcer is?

An ulcer is a lesion of the skin, mouth, throat, stomach or intestinal tract. An ulcer is an irritation of tissue, leading to tissue breakdown. A stomach ulcer can start small but eventually eat a hole through the stomach. A skin ulcer can start off as a scratch and end up having infected tissue up to the bone.


What is an ulcer?

An ulcer is a lesion of the skin, mouth, throat, stomach or intestinal tract. An ulcer is an irritation of tissue, leading to tissue breakdown. A stomach ulcer can start small but eventually eat a hole through the stomach. A skin ulcer can start off as a scratch and end up having infected tissue up to the bone.


Ischial ulcer with massive ischioperineal and buttock sinus?

Hip ulcer with massive skin and buttock drainage


What is a stage 3 diabetic foot ulcer?

There are 4 stages to diabetic ulcers. 1. the ulcer has penetrated the top layer of skin 2. the ulcer has penetrated the next layer of skin 3. the depth of the ulcer has deepened to the muscle 4. the depth of the ulcer has deepened to the bone. Once it gets to the bone, the risk of amputation is far greater. Sorry, but the above is incorrect as only pressure ulcers are staged--venous, arterial and neuropathic ulcers are not staged.


Can stomach ulcer cause skin rashes?

No


What are digestive ulcers?

An ulcer is an eroded area of skin or mucous membrane. In common usage, however, ulcer usually refers to disorders in the upper digestive tract. The terms ulcer, gastric ulcer, and peptic ulcer are often used interchangeably.


An ulcer is defined as?

An ulcer is a sore on the skin or a mucous membrane,accompanied by the disintegration of tissue, the formation ofpus, etc.


What is a diabetic foot ulcer?

A foot ulcer is an inflammation of the skin of the foot, with erosion and possible infection. Diabetes can may these more likely, hence a diabetic foot ulcer.


What is the difference between an ulcer and blister?

Ulcer is a full thickness skin erossion. Blister is involves only a partial thickness skin infction and starts off as a serum filled elevation.


Open sore or lesion of skin tissue?

ulcer


What is another word use for bedsores?

Skin ulcer


What is an erosion through the skin and mucous membrane?

Ulcer


What is an umbilical ulcer?

skin lesions on nodule or hernia


What is a circumscribed lesion of the skin of mucous membrane?

ulcer


What type of muscle is an ulcer?

An ulcer is not a type of muscle. It is an open sore on a mucous membrane like the stomach wall or on the skin.