Journal articlesUtilising a foam positioning device for preventing pressure ulcers on the feet

Utilising a foam positioning device for preventing pressure ulcers on the feet

27/03/14 | Articles, Pressure Ulcers, Products | Sharon Dawn Bateman

Utilising a foam positioning device for preventing pressure ulcers on the feetThis product review explores the complex challenges involved in managing the seated patient with, or at risk, of pressure-related tissue damage on the foot. The proposed benefits of Devon™ pressure redistribution foam were examined, taking into consideration the care regimen. The evaluation suggests improvement where tissue damage was present on initial assessment, and increased patient comfort when their feet were on hard surfaces. A simple questionnaire found positive patient and staff experience of the product.