Healing of advanced pressure ulcers by a generic total contact seat: 2 randomized comparisons with low air loss bed treatments.

@article{Rosenthal2003HealingOA,
  title={Healing of advanced pressure ulcers by a generic total contact seat: 2 randomized comparisons with low air loss bed treatments.},
  author={Mark J. Rosenthal and Robert M. Felton and Anne E Nastasi and Bruce D. Naliboff and Judith Harker and Joseph H Navach},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={2003},
  volume={84 12},
  pages={
          1733-42
        }
}
DESIGN Randomized prospective cohort study. SETTING Long-term care facilities. PARTICIPANTS Two hundred seven subjects with stage III or IV pressure ulcers. INTERVENTION Two separate randomized control studies of advanced pressure ulcers that compared wound healing on 3 different support surfaces. Subjects were allocated to low air loss bed, upgraded bed overlay (only in study 1), or 4h/d sitting on an experimental generic total contact seat. The seat was designed using prosthetics… CONTINUE READING
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