Pressure-Relieving Devices for Heel Pressure Ulcers (Cochrane Database)

Summary

Pressure redistribution devices are part of the treatment for reducing pressure on heel ulcers. This review examines the effects of pressure-relieving interventions for treating pressure ulcers on the heel. One small study was found to be inconclusive. More research is needed.

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Reference

McGinnis, E. Stubbs, N. (2014). Pressure-relieving devices for treating heel pressure ulcers. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, February 12th 2014, Issue 2, No. CD005485. (Click here to view the PubMed abstract).

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