Prevention of pressure ulcers is an ongoing concern. This article reports on the evaluation and usage of a new positioning device that adapts to the contours of the body and led to a decrease in the incidence of nosocomial pressure ulcers in a cardiothoracic intensive care unit.
North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York.
Correspondence: Mary R. Brennan, MBA, RN, CWON, Wound and Ostomy Care, North Shore University Hospital, 300 Community Dr, Manhasset, NY 11030 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The authors thank Monica Latayan, DNP, RN, NP, for her assistance with this manuscript.
The authors have no conflicts of interest to disclose.
Published ahead of print: August 30, 2013