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Pressure ulcer prevention: Select the right products

Pressure ulcer prevention: Select the right products

To better quality care in relation to the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers, long-term care providers must pay close attention to the products they are utilizing.

Less frequent turning is needed with the right equipment and practices, pressure ulcer study finds

Less frequent turning is needed with the right equipment and practices, pressure ulcer study finds

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Nursing staff can turn residents less often if high-density foam mattresses and attentive documentation are being used for pressure ulcer prevention, according to a recent study.

Drive Medical expands wound care portfolio

Drive Medical has acquired certain assets of Mason Medical, a leading manufacturer of pressure prevention products. In connection with the transaction, no liabilities were assumed.

Low-tech approaches to pressure ulcers and incontinence care deliver big savings for LTC facilities, researchers say

Low-tech treatments and prevention efforts for pressure ulcers — such as pressure-reduction foam mattresses and foam cleansers — could lower costs for long-term care facilities, a Canadian study has found. "Something relatively easy" that will have "a relatively large impact," is how one principal investigators characterized it.