Reducing Peri-Operative Pressure Ulcers in Thoracic, Cardiovascular, and Spinal Surgery patients: Achieving ZERO Incidence is Possible!

11-16-2018 10:18

Castelino, 2013

Two studies show OR-related HAPI reduction with prophylactic foam dressings at UV. In supine position, a 16.7% historical incidence reduced to zero (N=71). In prone, a 10.4% incidence in the control group without dressing application (N=114) compared to a zero incidence in the dressing application group (N=104)

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