Pressure ulcer prevention

How effective is the Mepilex Border Heel dressing in preventing pressure ulcers when used in a clinical setting?

By: Mölnlycke Health Care, October 29 2014Posted in: Pressure ulcer prevention

During the 2014 EPUAP Conference in Stockholm, Professor Nick Santamaria presented the findings of a clinical study which assesses the clinical effectiveness of multilayer soft silicone dressings in preventing PUs in critically ill patients. He also reviewed evidence that shows that PU prevention is more cost effective than PU treatment and discussed the challenges in gaining acceptance to implement the use of prophylactic dressings.

 

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The views and opinions expressed in this video are those of the featured expert and do not necessarily reflect the position of Mölnlycke Health Care. The expert is a contracted key opinion leader for Mölnlycke Health Care.

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