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Pressure ulcers are commonly called bed sores or pressure sores. They are skin lesions that may also affect underlying tissues and are caused when the skin or the tissues are put under repeated and regular pressure or stress.
Hospitals eliminate bedsore occurrence using early detection technology

Hospitals eliminate bedsore occurrence using early detection technology

Reductions in pressure injury prevalence linked to improved preventive practices

Reductions in pressure injury prevalence linked to improved preventive practices

Revitalise introduces ‘Keep Moving’ initiative to minimise risk of pressure injury

Revitalise introduces ‘Keep Moving’ initiative to minimise risk of pressure injury

Rober to exhibit full range of pioneering mattress solutions at MEDICA 2016

Rober to exhibit full range of pioneering mattress solutions at MEDICA 2016

New smart seat cushion may relieve painful pressure ulcers for wheelchair users

New smart seat cushion may relieve painful pressure ulcers for wheelchair users

Innovative mattresses to stop pressure ulcers: an interview with Mike Hutson

Innovative mattresses to stop pressure ulcers: an interview with Mike Hutson

Confronting the global concern of pressure ulcers

Confronting the global concern of pressure ulcers

New perioperative guideline released for optimal management of geriatric patients

New perioperative guideline released for optimal management of geriatric patients

New research project aims to develop a method to reduce risk of pressure sores in patients

New research project aims to develop a method to reduce risk of pressure sores in patients

‘Zero pressure’ mattress solutions to be showcased at MEDICA 2015

‘Zero pressure’ mattress solutions to be showcased at MEDICA 2015

Stanford Hospital starts key study on pressure ulcer prevention

Stanford Hospital starts key study on pressure ulcer prevention

AACN announces recipients of annual research grants

AACN announces recipients of annual research grants

PUMA project develops innovative device to prevent risk of Pressure Ulcer

PUMA project develops innovative device to prevent risk of Pressure Ulcer

Nuo Therapeutics initiates phase 4 study of Aurix™ under CMS coverage with evidence development program

Nuo Therapeutics initiates phase 4 study of Aurix™ under CMS coverage with evidence development program

Leaf Healthcare's wireless patient monitoring system can improve pressure ulcer prevention processes

Leaf Healthcare's wireless patient monitoring system can improve pressure ulcer prevention processes

Joerns RecoverCare introduces unique mattress coverlet system to support wound care

Joerns RecoverCare introduces unique mattress coverlet system to support wound care

Minnesota hospitals prevent patient harms, save $93 million in health spending

Minnesota hospitals prevent patient harms, save $93 million in health spending

EHOB announces release of Position Perfect System

EHOB announces release of Position Perfect System

Study: Blue light proves to have powerful bacteria-killing ability

Study: Blue light proves to have powerful bacteria-killing ability

New tool provides first comprehensive guide to optimize ostomy management

New tool provides first comprehensive guide to optimize ostomy management