Journal articlesPreventing pressure damage when seated

Preventing pressure damage when seated

28/09/15 | Pressure Ulcers, Wellbeing and concordance | Zena Moore

Pressure ulcers are common, costly and adversely impact on individuals’ health-related quality of life. Among those who spend a prolonged period of time in a seated position, pressure ulcers are a particular problem because the body weight is loaded onto a relatively small surface area.