A retrospective analysis of the use of the Softform® Premier Active 2 in an NHS Trust

Stephen-Haynes, J. and Callaghan, R. and Allsopp, A. (2015) A retrospective analysis of the use of the Softform® Premier Active 2 in an NHS Trust. Wounds UK, 11 (4). pp. 82-88. ISSN 17466814 (ISSN)

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Abstract

The identification of appropriate pressure-redistributing mattresses, to achieve positive clinical outcomes for patients and incorporate financial considerations for organisations is a challenge for healthcare staff. Pressure-redistributing equipment selection algorithms are often used to guide clinicians. An online survey was undertaken to determine the selection, application and effectiveness of the Softform Premier Active 2 mattress and a retrospective evaluation of its use over a 12 month period was carried out based on the equipment selection algorithm within an NHS Trust. The objective of this research was to review the effectiveness of the implementation of the Softform Premier Active 2 mattress for patients with grade III and IV pressure ulcers.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pressure redistributing mattress, Pressure Ulcers, Retrospective evaluation, Softform Premier Active 2, Survey, air mattress, algorithm, clinical effectiveness, clinical evaluation, decubitus, disease severity, health care planning, health care survey, human, online analysis, outcome assessment, pressure redistributing mattress, retrospective study, Review, treatment duration, treatment outcome
Subjects: B800 Medical Technology
Divisions: UoA Collections > UoA 03: Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing & Pharmacy
Depositing User: Yasser Nawaz
Date Deposited: 05 Jan 2017 10:44
Last Modified: 05 Jan 2017 10:44
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/1812

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