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A literature assessment of the use of miscellaneous topical agents, growth factors, and skin equivalents for the treatment of pressure ulcersA literature assessment of the use of miscellaneous topical agents, growth factors, and skin equivalents for the treatment of pressure ulcersA literature assessment of the use of miscellaneous topical agents, growth factors, and skin equivalents for the treatment of pressure ulcersMargolis D J, Lewis V L Authors' objectives To review the efficacy (...) of topical treatments on the healing of stage II to IV pressure sores. Searching MEDLARS was searched from 1966 to 1993, and the reference lists of key articles were examined. Study selection Study designs of evaluations included in the review Studies on humans with chronic stage II to IV pressure sores. Properly controlled trials (with or without randomisation). Specific interventions included in the review Miscellaneous topical agents including sugar, vitamins, elements, minerals, hormones, cytokine
A randomized trial of low-air-loss beds for treatment of pressure ulcers. 8338511 1993 02 11 1993 02 11 2016 10 17 0098-7484 269 4 1993 Jan 27 JAMA JAMA A randomized trial of low-air-loss beds for treatment of pressure ulcers. 494-7 To assess the effectiveness of low-air-loss beds for the treatment of pressure ulcersin nursing homes. Prospective, randomized, clinical trial. Three teaching nursing homes in Los Angeles, Calif. Eighty-four nursing home residents with trunk or trochanter pressure ulcers (...) of time compared with those using foam mattresses (combined cure probability ratio, 2.66; 95% confidence interval, 1.34 to 5.17; P < .004). Low-air-loss beds provide substantial improvement compared with foam mattresses despite other factors in pressure ulcerhealing. Ferrell B A BA Department of Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine. Osterweil D D Christenson P P eng Clinical Trial Comparative Study Journal Article Randomized Controlled Trial Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't Research Support, U.S. Gov't
Clinical utility and cost-effectiveness of an air suspension bed in the prevention of pressure ulcers. 8433469 1993 03 15 1993 03 15 2016 10 17 0098-7484 269 9 1993 Mar 03 JAMA JAMA Clinical utility and cost-effectiveness of an air suspension bed in the prevention of pressure ulcers. 1139-43 To determine, in critically ill patients at risk, both the clinical utility and cost-effectiveness of using an air suspension bed in the prevention of pressure ulcers. Randomized, parallel group, controlled (...) clinical trial with accompanying cost-effectiveness analysis. 30-bed multidisciplinary intensive care unit. 100 consecutive patients at risk for the development of pressure ulcersrandomly assigned to receive treatment on either an air suspension bed or a standard intensive care unit bed. Patients considered at risk were those at least 17 years of age with an Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II (APACHE II) score greater than 15 who had an expected intensive care unit stay of at least 3