Prevention of Pressure Sores

Prevention of Pressure Sores

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Prevention of Pressure Sores: Engineering and Clinical Aspects collects together material from throughout the literature. The book first discusses the causes of pressure sores and then describes warning signs and behavior to prevent the incidence of pressure sores. It also examines the numerous different devices used to alleviate and prevent pressure sores, including various types of seat cushions, hospital beds, complex pressure relief methods, wheelchair pressure reliefs, and other preventative methods. After comparing the accuracy of various methods of measuring pressure distributions using different types of sensors, the book discusses the treatment of pressure sores. It contains a large number of references, allowing readers to refer back to the important original work in the different fields of this subject.The bridge also helps reduce problems due to temperature changes, but matching the resistance values precisely can be ... Although these sensors are supplied ready to use, in order to optimize mechanical load coupling Chizek et al packaged them in Silastic MDX elastomer (silicone ... that the sensors were extremely sensitive to the compliance of the material used to transmit the load to the cantilever.

Title:Prevention of Pressure Sores
Author:J.G Webster
Publisher:CRC Press - 1991-06-01


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