Comparing alternating pressure mattresses and high-specification foam mattresses to prevent pressure ulcers in high-risk patients: the PRESSURE 2 RCT

Pressure ulcers (PUs) are a burden to patients, carers and health-care providers. Specialist mattresses minimise the intensity and duration of pressure on vulnerable skin sites in at-risk patients.

Year of Publication: 2019

Authors: Jane Nixon, Sarah Brown, Isabelle Smith, Elizabeth McGinnis, Armando Vargas-Palacios, E Andrea Nelson, Julia Brown, Susanne Coleman, Howard Collier, Catherine Fernandez, Rachael Gilberts, Valerie Henderson, Christopher McCabe, Delia Muir, Claudia Rutherford, Nikki Stubbs, Benjamin Thorpe, Klemens Wallner, Kay Walker, Lyn Wilson, Claire Hulme

Journal Title: Health Technology Assessment

Volume: 23

Issue: 52

Pages: 1-176