IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Development of a new bed system with improved decubitus prophylaxis for bed-ridden patients

2009 9th International Conference on Information Technology and Applications in Biomedicine (ITAB 2009)

Author(s): Fiedler, G. ; Papaioannou, G. ; Mitrogiannis, C. ; Nianios, G. ; Kyprianou, T.
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 November 2009
Conference Location: Larnaka, Cyprus, Cyprus
Conference Date: 4 November 2009
Page(s): 1 - 4
ISBN (CD): 978-1-4244-5379-5
DOI: 10.1109/ITAB.2009.5394379
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An adaptable bedding surface for the prophylaxis and treatment of decubitus ulcers was developed and evaluated in a number of preclinical studies. The new bed reduced the average contact pressure... View More

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