EWMA 2020, 13-15 May

Patient Repositioning and the Properties of the Patient Support Surfaces Used

Objectives

  1. To define the terms Pressure Reduction/Relief/and Reditribution
  2. To introduce participants to the principles of how the generic surfaces work
  3. To demonstrate practically how and to allow the participants to reposition a 'patient' on an appropriate support surface


Wednesday, 5 June 

16.45–18.00  

Room: A5


Speakers

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The Importance of Patient Re-positioning and the Practicalities of the Same

Mark Collier, UK


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The Critical Characteristics of a Good Support Surface: A Bioengineering Perspective

Amit Gefen, IL

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Faculty of Engineering

Tel Aviv University, Israel