The financial impact of pressure ulcers is significant to healthcare systems worldwide.

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Risk factors

Both intrinsic and extrinsic factors should be considered when assessing the risk for a patient...

Pressure ulcer categories

To describe the state of a wound, EPUAP and NPUAP recommend that pressure...

Prevention strategies

A pressure ulcer prevention strategy could include the use of Mepilex Border along with other assessments.

Successful treatment

It is now recognised that there are situations whereby a pressure ulcer is unavoidable.

Pressure ulcer history

Pressure ulcers are not a new phenomenon. The first reports in literature dates back thousands of...

The Problem

HAPU occur most commonly in the ICU (12-42%)3, with the rate of interoperatively acquired HAP ranging...

The importance of a comprehensive prevention...

Your pressure ulcer prevention protcol is already robust and includes key...

Dressings for prevention

Mepilex® Border Sacrum can add to your HAPU prevention programme by redistributing shear forces

The power of four

When compared with no dressing and competitors’ products

Clinically proven to reduce pressure...

C. Tod Brindle1 demonstrated that Mepilex® Border Sacrum can reduce...