Lower incidence of bedsores offsets costs of mattresses

09/27/2011 | MedPage Today (free registration)

Researchers at the University of Toronto found that pressure-redistributing mattresses were the most cost-effective strategy for reducing decubitus ulcers in long-term care patients. Dry skin emollients and perineal foam cleansers also appear cost-effective, but nutritional supplements do not, the researchers said. The study is published online in Archives of Internal Medicine.

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