IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Novel approach of ulcer prevention based on pressure distribution control algorithm

2011 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation (ICMA)

Author(s): Elfehri, J. ; Boussu, F. ; Koncar, V. ; Vasseur, C.
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 August 2011
Conference Location: Beijing, China, China
Conference Date: 7 August 2011
Page(s): 265 - 270
ISBN (CD): 978-1-4244-8114-9
ISBN (Electronic): 978-1-4244-8115-6
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-4244-8113-2
ISSN (CD): 2152-7431
ISSN (Paper): 2152-7431
DOI: 10.1109/ICMA.2011.5985668
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A long term static position, of patient lying in a bed, leads to the ulcer formation on body areas submitted to humidity, shearing and high interface skin pressure. To avoid the ulcer formation,... View More

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