[Quantitative assessment of pressure relief at the sacral area in adults lying supine on the operating room table].

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BACKGROUND It is important to prevent development of the pressure ulcers in patients undergoing lengthy surgery, particularly at areas of skin overlying bony prominences. This study was designed to investigate distribution of the interface pressure (IP) over the body area (from the head to pelvic area) in supine adults and also evaluate the ability of a… (More)

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