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Dr Joyce Black - How would you implement the practice of using dressings for pressure ulcer prevention in an acute care facility?

During this year’s (2014) EPUAP Conference in Stockholm, Dr Joyce Black highlighted the new recommendation of the use of prophylactic dressings from the Pressure Ulcer Clinical Practice Guideline 2014 (EPUAP, NPUAP, PPPIA) and discussed how the...

Professor Nick Santamaria - What are the clinical and economical challenges of heel pressure ulcer prevention?

During this year’s (2014) EPUAP Conference in Stockholm, Professor Nick Santamaria will present the findings of a clinical study which assessed the clinical effectiveness of multilayer soft  silicone dressings in preventing PUs in critically...

Professor Amit Gefen - How can finite element modeling be applied to the science of pressure ulcer prevention?

During this year’s (2014) EPUAP Conference in Stockholm, Professor Amit Gefen, President of EPUAP has developed state-of-the-art computational modeling and will present findings of a study to determine the efficacy of a heel dressing in protecting...

Professor Nick Santamaria - How effective is the Mepilex Border Heel dressing in preventing pressure ulcers when used in a clinical setting?

During this year’s (2014) EPUAP Conference in Stockholm, Professor Nick Santamaria will present the findings of a clinical study which assessed the clinical effectiveness of multilayer soft  silicone dressings in preventing PUs in critically...

Draping instructions BARRIER beach chair shoulder set

Learn how to drape with BARRIER® beach chair shoulder set.  1. Start by applying the split sheet onto the patient.   2. Apply the split as wide as possible around the shoulder of the patient.   3. Apply the...

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