† Relative to traditional Stryker foam.
1. Recommended to be implemented in combination with clinical evaluation of risk factors and skin assessments made by a health care professional.
2. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/systems/hospital/pressureulcertoolkit/putool5.html. Last accessed November 13, 2015.
3. National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel; Staging Challenges: Avoidable/Unavoidable Pressure Ulcers.
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6. “Intelli-Gel®” licensed from EdiZONE, LLC of Alpine, UT.
7. Best when used in combination with Lift Assist Backrest.
8. Ellman, Cynthia, RN, BSN, CWOCN (2013). Pressure Ulcer Prevention in High Risk Unstable Spine Patient Using Multiple Evidence-Based Intervention [Case study]. Tyler, Texas: Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics.
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