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HeelMedix® Advanced Heel Protector Studies

HeelMedix® Advanced Heel Protector Studies
 
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Heel pressure injuries are common in bedbound patients and can have severe clinical implications and associated costs. Heel protectors are important devices recommended by the National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel to offload the heels of at-risk patients, to prevent and treat these pressure injuries.

This white paper, sponsored by Medline Industries, Inc., first discusses the prevalence of heel pressure injuries, especially in patients with impaired mobility, and the high costs of treatment, including issues related to Medicare reimbursement. The guide then describes the mechanism of action and efficacy of the HeelMedix Advanced heel protector, with evidence supported by clinical studies.

Wound care professionals who treat patients with heel pressure injuries will be interested in learning about how HeelMedix Advanced heel protector compares with other heel offloading devices.

This white paper contains information on the following topics:

Epidemiology of heel pressure injuries
Risk factors for heel pressure injuries
Medicare reimbursement criteria for pressure injury care
HeelMedix Advanced heel protector properties
Studies comparing HeelMedix Advanced heel protector with other devices
Preventing prolonged plantar flexion with HeelMedix Advanced heel protector

Sponsored by Medline Industries, Inc.

Heel pressure injuries are common in bedbound patients and can have severe clinical implications and associated costs. Heel protectors are important devices recommended by the National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel to offload the heels of at-risk patients, to prevent and treat these pressure injuries.

This white paper, sponsored by Medline Industries, Inc., first discusses the prevalence of heel pressure injuries, especially in patients with impaired mobility, and the high costs of treatment, including issues related to Medicare reimbursement. The guide then describes the mechanism of action and efficacy of the HeelMedix Advanced heel protector, with evidence supported by clinical studies.

Wound care professionals who treat patients with heel pressure injuries will be interested in learning about how HeelMedix Advanced heel protector compares with other heel offloading devices.

This white paper contains information on the following topics:

Epidemiology of heel pressure injuries
Risk factors for heel pressure injuries
Medicare reimbursement criteria for pressure injury care
HeelMedix Advanced heel protector properties
Studies comparing HeelMedix Advanced heel protector with other devices
Preventing prolonged plantar flexion with HeelMedix Advanced heel protector

Sponsored by Medline Industries, Inc.

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