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.
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 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 saySeptember 30, 2011
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.