Shear and Friction Explained Friction and shear are mechanical forces that contribute to pressure ulcer formation. Whilst shear and friction are two separate phenomenons, they often work together to create tissue ischemia and ulcer development. [...]
Pressure Ulcers: Causes, Assessments, and Treatments By Danielle Base Gel Ovations Specialist Occupational Therapist and Moving and Handling Practitioner The term Pressure Care applies to pressure ulcers, also known as pressure sores and bedsores, that [...]
TREATING PRESSURE SORES COSTS THE NHS £1.4 MILLION EVERY DAY Yet 95% of pressure sores are preventable**. Knowing the key ways to prevent pressure sores (also known as bed sores or pressure ulcers) [...]
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