Innovations in pressure ulcer prevention and management: key initiatives introduced in Japan

2009, Vol 1, No 1

Thiss paper is one of a series of threee examiningg innovatioons in presssure ulcer prevvention andd managemment. Among a numberr of fascinaating innovaations, the probblem of howw to prevennt pressuree damage inn patients wwith an extreme bony prominence is discussed.

Authors

  • Hiromi Sanada

    Professor, Department of Wound Management, University of Tokyo, Tokyo

  • Junko Sugama

    Nurse, Department of Clinical Nursing, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kanazawa University, and Department of Advanced Skin Care (Miss Paris), Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

  • Gojiro Nakagami

    Nurse, Department of Gerontological Nursing/Wound Care Management, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan