Intraoperative Use of Low-Profile Alternating Pressure Mattress for Prevention of Hospital Acquired Pressure Injury
This was a prospective case control study conducted in the operating room and critical care unit of an urban quaternary care hospital in the United States. Neurosurgery patients undergoing surgery for 2 hours or longer in the supine position were included in the study and assigned to receive the AP overlay in the operating room and in the Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit (NICU) or standard treatment (control).
Intraoperative Use of Low-Profile Alternating Pressure Mattress for Prevention of Hospital Acquired Pressure Injury, Obinna Ezeamuzie, Vigen Darian, Urvashi Katiyar, Aamir Siddiqui is a peer reviewed article that appeared in Perioperative Care & Operating Room Management. 17 (2019) 100080. Published by Elsevier.