Device-related pressure ulcers from a biomechanical perspective

Ayelet Haimy, Kara Kopplin, Amit Gefen*

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A pressure ulcer (PU) is a localized injury of weight-bearing soft tissues, typically over a bony prominence, which develops primarily due to pressure, or pressure in combination with shear.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLecture Notes in Bioengineering
Number of pages5
StatePublished - 2018

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Bioengineering
ISSN (Print)2195-271X
ISSN (Electronic)2195-2728


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