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Pressure Ulcer Prevention

Medline Europe pressure ulcer Prevention

causes pressure ulcer

It is important for caregivers to understand what may cause pressure ulcers in order to prevent them. The most common causes are moisture, incontinence, friction and shear.

Read more > Causes of pressure ulcers

risk factors pressure ulcer

Some patients are at a greater risk than others for developing a pressure ulcer. It is important to identify patients and areas of the body that are ‘at risk’ for developing pressure ulcers.

Read more > Risk factors for pressure ulcers

education and prevention pressure ulcer

Pressure ulcers can be prevented and an effective prevention program can help lower mortality and costs of care. Several techniques can help in the process of prevention.

Read more > Education and prevention of pressure ulcers

pressure ulcers prevention products

Medline proposes several solutions to help prevent pressure ulcers in the facility such as Ultrasorbs and Extrasorbs Dry Pads and heel protection devices.

Read more > Medline's pressure ulcer prevention solutions

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