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Reduce the Pressure

We are supporting World Stop Pressure Ulcer Day on Thursday November 17.
Did you know?

• 1/3 of all reported pressure ulcers are device related.1
• 35% of reported incidence of medical device related pressure ulcers are related to the ears.2
• The National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (USA) recommends ear protectors on all nasal cannula.3

Intersurgical’s nasal cannula with ear guards includes soft silicone foam cushions, which are easily adjusted and securely fitted to prevent trauma to the patient’s ears. Visit the product page for further information.

Read more about World Stop Pressure Ulcer Day.
1Wounds UK; Apold & Rydrych (2012) J Nurs Care Qual
2
Black et al. (2010) International J of Wound Care; Fletcher (2012)
3http://www.npuap.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/pdf.-Baharestani-Medical-Device-Related-Pressure-Ulcers-1The-Hidden-Epidemic-Across-the-Lifespan.pdf

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