Interface pressure measurement systems for management of pressure sores

Harstall C
Record ID 31998008142
Authors' objectives: This report has been prepared to provide information and assist discussion on the management of pressure sores, a significant source of morbidity in health care institutions. The focus of the report is on a specific technology, interface pressure measurement.
Authors' recommendations: Further research to define the performance, role and efficacy of pressure measurement systems would be desirable.
Authors' methods: Systematic review
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 1996
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: Canada
MeSH Terms
  • Pressure Ulcer
Organisation Name: Institute of Health Economics
Contact Address: 1200, 10405 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T5J 3N4. Tel: +1 780 448 4881; Fax: +1 780 448 0018;
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Copyright: <p>Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research</p>
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