Support pressure distribution for positioning in neutral versus conventional positioning in the prevention of decubitus ulcers: a pilot study in healthy participants.
BMC Nurs 2017 16;16:60. Epub 2017 Oct 16.
Department of Medical Statistics, University Medical Center Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany.
Background: Decubitus ulcers are associated with a burden for the patients and cause enormous costs. One of the reasons for the development of decubitus is prolonged exposure to pressure. The aim of this pilot study was to examine the pressure distribution of healthy individuals either positioned in Positioning in Neutral (LiN) or conventional positioning (CON). Read More