Tag Archives: Pressure-Relieving Devices

Risk Assessment and Prevention of Pressure Ulcers: Clinical Practice Guideline (American College of Physicians Risk Assessment and Prevention of Pressure Ulcers / Annals of Internal Medicine / Wounds UK)

Summary The American College of Physicians (ACP) has issued a clinical guideline on risk assessment and prevention for pressure ulcers. Two related articles, published in Annals of Internal Medicine, cover recommendations for the prevention of pressure ulcers, and assess the … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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