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Pressure injury prevention solutions

Pressure injuries are one of the largest unsolved medical complications today.¹ We offer a wide range of solutions to support best practice in pressure injury prevention and management.
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We can help you

• Drive sustainable clinical excellence and optimized outcomes
• Ensure early, objective and anatomically specific risk assessment
• Deliver tailored, comprehensive and clinically proven intervention

To learn more about our PIP Early and Targeted Intervention Kit and set a new standard of clinical excellence:
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Provizio® SEM Scanner

Provizio SEM Scanner empowers you with the ability to deliver objective and anatomically-specific pressure injury risk assessment, ensuring a 5 day¹ window of opportunity to deploy a targeted and tailored pressure injury prevention strategy that helps minimise pressure injury incidence and helps reduce overall cost and time to care.
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EPUAP – NPIAP - PPPIA Clinical Practice Guideline 2019

The launch of the 2019 guideline represents a truly international perspective on pressure injury prevention and management, reflecting multidisciplinary expertise, key opinion leader insight, and cutting edge research from around the world.
Our clinical focus report spotlights how our tailored solutions can help you align with the latest best practice guidelines.

Prone positioning with Nimbus Professional

Allowing caregivers to completely deflate individual cells under the patient’s body, Nimbus Professional provides an adaptable solution for the management of highly vulnerable areas.
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Auralis® Alternating Pressure System

Designed for high acuity patients with limited mobility and compromised skin integrity, the Auralis Alternating Pressure Mattress System assists you in managing your patient’s needs to minimise the risk and burden of pressure injury.

"A pressure sore can make or break"

At first, Paralympic gold medalist Peter Genyn thought the small wound on his back was just a pimple. It didn’t take him long to realise just how dangerous it could be. “If I would have had a pressure sore in Rio, I wouldn’t be able to win my medal.”

References

1. Okonkwo H, Bryant R, Milne J et al. A blinded clinical study using subepidermal moisture biocapacitance measurement device for early detection of pressure injuries. Wound Repair & Reg 2020;1-11. https://doi.org/10.1111/wrr.12790

2. Dealey C, Posnett J, Walker A. (2012). The Cost of Pressure Ulcers in the United Kingdom. Journal of Wound Care. 21(6):261-266.

3. Brem H, Maggi J, Nierman D et al. (2010). High Cost of Stage IV Pressure Ulcers. Am J Surg. 200:473-477.

4. AHRQ. Never Events. 2017. https://psnet.arhq.gov/primers/primer/3/never-events. Accessed August 2017.

5. Bennett G, Dealey C, Posnett J. (2004). The Cost of Pressure Ulcers in the UK. Age Ageing. 33(3):230-235.

6. Padula WV, Mishra MK, Makic MB, Sullivan PW. (2011). Improving the Quality of Pressure Ulcer Care with Prevention: A Cost-Effective Analysis. Med Care. 49(4):385-392.

7. Nguyen KH, Chaboyer W, Whitty JA. (2015). Pressure Injury in Australian Public Hospitals: A Cost-of-Illness Study. Aust Health Rev. 39(3):329-336.

8. Moore Z, Patton D, Rhodes SL, O’Connor T. Subepidermal moisture and bioimpedance: a literature review of a novel method for early detection of pressure-induced tissue damage (pressure ulcers). Int Wound J 2017; 14:331–337. 

9. Gefen A (2018) The future of pressure ulcer prevention is here: Detecting and targeting inflammation early. EWMA Journal 2018, 19(2):7-13.

10. Gefen, A (2008). How much time does it take to get a pressure ulcer? Integrated evidence from human, animal and invitro studies. Ostomy Wound Manage. 2008b; 54(10): 26-8,30-5.

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