Essays about: "pressure ulcer"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 essays containing the words pressure ulcer.

  1. 1. The effect of the shoe sole on Plantar Pressure distribution

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för kemi, bioteknologi och hälsa (CBH)

    Author : Geraldine Ejimadu; [2020]
    Keywords : Peak Plantar Pressure; PP; pressure distribution; Diabetic Foot Ulcer; DFU;

    Abstract : Patients affected by Diabetes Mellitus have reduced tactile sensitivity and atrophy of the small muscles in the foot, resulting in high-pressure points that may remain unnoticed. The increased pressure can cause micro-trauma leading to wounds. Because of the Diabetes Mellitus, DFUs do not heal easily. READ MORE

  2. 2. Registered nurses’ experiences of preventing pressure ulcers at a person receiving care at a hospital in Peru : a qualitative study

    University essay from Sophiahemmet Högskola; Sophiahemmet Högskola

    Author : Ellinor Karpegård; Jennifer Svalstedt; [2019]
    Keywords : Nurse’s experience; Person-centred care; Peru; Pressure ulcer; Responsibility;

    Abstract : Background Globally pressures ulcers are commonly seen as hospital acquired injuries with negative consequences for the persons such as pain, suffering and also incurring high costs for society. Preventing the occurrence of pressure ulcers is an important part of nursing care and a professional responsibility for registered nurses. READ MORE

  3. 3. Klövhälsa, klövverkning och underlag

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Nutrition and Management

    Author : Anna Jansson; [2018]
    Keywords : klöv; hälta; klövsjukdom; verkning; mjölkkor; välfärd; golv; ekonomi;

    Abstract : Klövskador och klövsjukdomar är ett omfattade och dyrt problem, som påverkar både djuret och lantbrukaren på olika sätt. I Sverige år 2016 var andelen kor med klövproblem 39,3 % och år 2017 var det 32,5 %. READ MORE

  4. 4. Development of aphotopletysmography based methodfor investigating changes in bloodvolume pulsations : for the purpose of pressure ulcer prevention

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för medicinsk teknik; Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för medicinsk teknik

    Author : Tova Persson; Frida Nylund; [2017]
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    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to develop and evaluate a prototype for measuring volumetric changes of the blood with PPG. The prototype consist of a sensor plate controlled in Lab-view and algorithms for signal processing and analysis of results developed in Matlab. READ MORE

  5. 5. Development of an Automatic Heel Ulcer Prevention Mattress

    University essay from KTH/Maskinkonstruktion (Inst.)

    Author : Linus Green; [2017]
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    Abstract : This thesis is part of a product development project initiated by Jack Spira. The purpose was to deliver a concept that would automatically prevent pressure ulcers on the heels of hospitalized patients. This concept would then be realized through a startup project and hopefully integrated in healthcare worldwide. READ MORE