Leaf Healthcare Inc, headquartered in Pleasanton, Calif, recently announced that results of a clinical trial that concluded the company’s wearable patient sensor can aid healthcare professionals in “dramatically” improving efforts to prevent pressure ulcers.
Combined expertise from a variety of disciplines helps shield patients at risk for pressure ulcers.
According to research appearing in <i>WOUNDS</i>, Wellsense’s M.A.P, a continuous bedside pressure mapping system, exhibited improved outcomes in the prevention of pressure ulcers among intensive care unit (ICU) patients.
Span-America Medical Systems Inc recently introduced a multi-featured bed that offers an ergonomic design and pressure management technology.
According to a new white paper published by DM Systems Inc, the categorization of pressure ulcers by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as "never events" should be re-evaluated.
Advances in design and materials are providing the market some of the most exciting solutions ever for mobility users. This showcase of products offered by manufacturers nationwide will help clinicians understand what’s available for end users.
Understanding pressure mapping system components and the hidden insights they provide helps clinicians form a more comprehensive response to seating and mobility needs.
A recent study suggests that the use of high-density foam mattresses may allow the standard 2-hour patient repositioning schedule, intended to minimize pressure ulcers, to be extended up to 3 or 4 hours.
A new dressing engineered to accommodate challenging contours of the body and prevent pressure ulcers is available through Mölnlycke Health Care US.