A nurse-led randomised trial of pressure-relieving support surfaces

E.A. Nelson, J. Nixon, S. Mason, H. Barrow, A. Phillips, N. Cullum

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A nurse-led trial is currently collecting data comparing interventions for the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers. The aim is to provide reliable guidance on the relative merits of alternating-pressure mattresses and overlays for people at moderate to high risk of pressure ulceration. This paper outlines the main objectives, methodology and progress of the study.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)513-516
Number of pages4
JournalProfessional Nurse
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - May 2003


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