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Case Studies

Case Studies
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ROHO
 
Reducing Operating Room-Acquired Pressure Ulcers in the Cardiovascular Patient”
 
by Kathryn Hoyman

 

The occurrence of pressure ulcers during operative procedures has only recently been identified as a significant problem (Steward and Magnano. 1988; Vennillion. 1990; Neidig, Kleiber, and Oppliger, 1989; Kemp, Keithley, Smith and Morreale. 1990). In our institution. the ICU nurses identified a continuing problem of cardiovascular patients returning from the OR with “cautery pad burns”. Upon investigation the areas appeared to have tissue destruction caused by a one-time pressure insult.

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“Management of Chronic Pain with Nonpowered Support Surfaces”
by Cynthia A. Fleck, featuring the Prodigy® mattress overlay and Mosaic® cushion.
 

In the world of wound management, caring for patients with chronic pain and terminal illness is inevitably a situation the clinician must address. Not every wound will heal.

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“Management of an Ischemic and Shear Ulcer with a Modular Group I Support Surface”
by Karen B. Presley, featuring the Prodigy® mattress overlay.
 

Mr. A.M. is a 63-year old obese make patient who suffered from a CVA early in 1997. He is cared for in his home by his wife who is a small woman and sometimes finds it difficult to handle him.

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“Long-Term Success Myocutaneous Flap”
by Dawn M. Doe, featuring the Dry Floatation® mattress system.
 

There are 6,009 Medicare-certified home health agencies in the U.S. Each of these agencies provide care to patients who are at risk for developing or have pressure ulcers.

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“Choosing a Support Surface for a Progressive Ischemic Ulcer”
by Ann Raymaker, Nathan Roach and Sue Tribolet, featuring the Dry Floatation® mattress system.
 

With 60,000 people per year dying as a result of pressure ulcers, treating and preventing these ulcers from worse is a primary goal of the wound care clinician.

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Testimonals

Clinical Testimonial - Quattro Plus

Clinical Testimonial - Quattro Plus

Clinical Testimonial - Quattro Plus

European Wound Management Assocation Conference, London 2015

EWMA

EWMA 1

Wounds UK Annual COnference, Harrogate 2016

Wounds UK

Understanding Support Surfaces Using Interface Pressure

Support Surfaces

Role of Support Surfaces in Pressure Ulcer Prvention and Treatment

Support Surfaces