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Stop Pressure Ulcer Day

In recent years 'Stop Pressure Ulcer Days' have occurred in Spanish-speaking countries and last year these organisations created a Declaration in Rio to help reduce the occurrence of pressure ulcers.


“Smart” mattress cover prevents bed sores

An ’intelligent’ mattress cover that prevents patients developing pressure ulcers or bed sores − a problem that currently costs the NHS more than £1bn a year − has been launched in Wales this week.


Clever mattress cover has bedsores beaten

Costing just 70p a day for each hospital bed, Frank Edwards’ mattress design has the potential to prevent a potentially lethal complication of inpatient treatment.