Sensor mats enable tailored pressure-ulcer prevention

05/7/2013 | HealthLeaders Media

Sensor-equipped mats placed on hospital beds to prevent pressure ulcers significantly reduced the risk of tissue damage, according to a study in the journal Wounds. The mats sense and display specific areas of pressure, and provide feedback to caregivers and patients, enabling patients at risk for pressure ulcers to be turned at the appropriate intervals.

View Full Article in:

HealthLeaders Media

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Sr Statistician I (US/TB/00/0028/SL)
Abbott
Santa Clara, CA
Food & Drug Associate
Confidential
Washington, D.C., DC
Senior Manager, Gaps in Care
UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust
Detroit, MI
Compliance Director
Abbott Laboratories
Santa Clara, CA
Product Development Manager, Disposable Medical Products
ASAHI INTECC, Orange County CA R&D Center
Santa Ana, CA