November 16th marks this year's Stop Pressure Ulcer Day. The day is dedicated to raising awareness and disseminating knowledge about the issue of pressure ulcers/injuries.
Every year, the 17th of September, the world comes together to observe International Patient Safety Day. This day is coordinated to raise awareness about patient safety
Pressure ulcers, also known as pressure injuries, are a prevalent and distressing problem in healthcare systems worldwide. They can occur due to prolonged pressure on the skin,
The result from the Swedish 2021 point prevalence measurement shows an increase in the proportion of pressure ulcers compared with the year before. The national survey,
The new regulations for medical technology devices (MDR) will be applied on May 26th. The law sets a higher demand for transparency and clinical evidence, meaning that earlier directives are now
Positioning COVID-19 patients suffering from severe acute respiratory distress in the prone position improves survival as compared to supine positioning. However, an increase in pressure injury
Today, due to the pandemic situation, the focus on cross infection prevention and infection control is higher than ever and of course, the focus is also on keeping the mattress clean and disinfect it between users(1).
– "I called around yesterday morning and found out that there are currently no pressure ulcers in elderly care homes in Trosa,” says Occupational Therapist Ulrika Nilsson
Assess the user's condition before making the bed. Never make the bed with more layers than necessary. More layers between the skin and the mattress create higher pressure.
Working together with caregivers to eliminate pressure ulcers remains an ongoing work carried out on several levels. One way of working towards this vision is to promote the general health of bedridden patients
Lying on old and worn out mattresses can have a very negative impact on the body and could even give rise to pressure ulcers. As the foam in the mattress shiftes and ages beyond its techical lifespan...
Despite a serious situation with a rapidly spreading new Coronavirus covid-19, Care of Sweden is ready to fulfill the needs of the healthcare system with our products and services.
Seven years ago, Rasmus Lia was in a serious skiing accident where he severely hurt his hip and back. After a long period of rehabilitation, he found a new passion for handigolf. Among other achievements,
The directives say that healthcare should provide better care with fewer resources, which can be seen as opposites to each other. However, Care of Sweden's updated health economical report shows that there is a lot of money to be saved, simply by purchasing the right type of mattress.