a pie de cama

English translation: bedside

Spanish term or phrase:a pie de cama
English translation:bedside
Entered by: Jason Willis-Lee

12:25 Feb 22, 2012
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical: Health Care
Spanish term or phrase: a pie de cama
One final query from a text on surgical debridement. I´m not sure if the author is referring to preparation of the wound bed here. TIA, Jason.

Cortante. Sólo cuando hay tejido necrótico y posible infección o sepsis; es rápido, selectivo, y debe ser realizado por un experto; puede ser doloroso y nunca deben estirarse o arrancarse los tejidos necróticos y se realiza a lo llamado **“a pie de cama”**. A este tipo de desbridamiento se le denomina quirúrgico el realizado por el cirujano en quirófano con una amplia escisión de tejido no viable y parte de tejido sano e incluso hueso.
Jason Willis-Lee
Local time: 19:04
As in, the procedure is carried out at the side of the patient's bed.
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James A. Walsh
Local time: 19:04
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Thanks James...
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4 +11bedside
James A. Walsh

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6 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +11

As in, the procedure is carried out at the side of the patient's bed.

    Reference: http://www.google.es/search?q=%22bedside+debridement%22&ie=u...
James A. Walsh
Local time: 19:04
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
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agree  Leda Roche
3 mins
  -> Thanks, Denise.

agree  Emma Goldsmith: Yep.
9 mins
  -> Thanks, Emma.

agree  Alistair Ian Spearing Ortiz
18 mins
  -> Thanks, Alistair.

agree  Noni Gilbert: Yes, a bedside procedure
51 mins
  -> Thanks, Noni.

agree  neilmac: Classic :)
2 hrs
  -> Thanks, Neil :)

agree  Charles Davis
2 hrs
  -> Thanks, Charles.

agree  Alicia Orfalian
2 hrs
  -> Thanks, Alicia.

agree  Christine Walsh
2 hrs
  -> Thanks, Christine.

agree  Filippe Vasconcellos de Freitas Guimarães
4 hrs
  -> Thank you.

agree  anademahomar: Surgical debridement can be performed in the OR or at bedside, depending on the extent of the necrotic material. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Debridement
4 hrs
  -> Thank you.

agree  Muriel Vasconcellos
11 hrs
  -> Thanks, Muriel.
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