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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.
Study shows geriatric risk factors associated with inability to return home after surgery

Study shows geriatric risk factors associated with inability to return home after surgery

BBI’s SEM Scanner receives a Medtech Innovation Briefing from NICE

BBI’s SEM Scanner receives a Medtech Innovation Briefing from NICE

Avoidable sepsis infections send thousands of seniors to gruesome deaths

Avoidable sepsis infections send thousands of seniors to gruesome deaths

Presence of new or worsened bedsores associated with lower quality outcomes for rehab patients

Presence of new or worsened bedsores associated with lower quality outcomes for rehab patients

Research: Prognosis for people with diabetic foot ulcers worse than previously thought

Research: Prognosis for people with diabetic foot ulcers worse than previously thought

Study shows link between prophylactic dressing use and reduction in pressure injury rates

Study shows link between prophylactic dressing use and reduction in pressure injury rates

Experts explore ways to improve safety of care for nursing home residents with dementia

Experts explore ways to improve safety of care for nursing home residents with dementia

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