Effectiveness of an Air Mattress Overlay and Seat Cushion on the Prevention of Pressure Ulcers

Amy B. Stafford, MSN,RN,CMSRN and Jeanne Brower, MSN, RN, BC Shore Health System, a division of U of Maryland Medical System

The purpose of this research study was to investigate whether the use of an air mattress overlay and seat cushion on all patients admitted to a hospital floor unit would decrease the incidence of pressure ulcers as defined by the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Council.

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