Literature review: Combining interface pressure measurements with an air cushion to prevent pressure ulcers
DonnaLee A. Pollack, MSN, MPH, CWOCN-AP; Marco Brotto, PhD -- College of Nursing and Health Innovation, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas, USA
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Patients with a spinal cord injury (SCI) have a higher risk to develop a pressure ulcer during a hospital stay. Combining real time pressure interface measurements with an alternating air-pressure seat cushion may be a feasible and superior option to decrease the development of pressure ulcers in SCI patients.
Leadership Connection 2018: Transformative Nursing Leadership, September 15-18, 2018. Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
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|Keywords||Alternating Air Cushion;
Pressure Ulcer Prevention;
Spinal Cord Injury
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