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A New Claim on Treating and Preventing Pressure Ulcers

Thursday, December 19, 2013   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Becky Dryden
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A new study that was published in Journal of the American Geriatrics Society entitled "Turning for Ulcer Reduction: A Multisite Randomized Clinical Trial in Nursing Homes" suggests that nursing homes that use high-density foam mattresses may not need to turn residents multiple times per day. Health Leaders Media reported the story "50 Years of Fighting Pressure Ulcers Called Into Question" which suggests a change in the way we treat and prevent pressure ulcers. Click the link to the Health Leaders Media story for an abstract of the study for more information.

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