Preventing pressure ulcers on a contoured surface

mtxjun21 fig2A medical dressing for preventing pressure ulcers has been developed by Mölnlycke Health Care. The dressing is particularly designed for application to a contoured surface of a human body, such as the sacrum region.

According to the company of Gothenburg, Sweden, a caregiver must regularly inspect the skin to study any differences in skin appearance, which can indicate that a pressure ulcer is about to develop.

For the full story, see the June 2021 edition of Medical Textiles.