2005

Pressure Ulcer Research

Current and Future Perspectives

ISBN: 978-3-540-25030-2 (Print) 978-3-540-28804-6 (Online)
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Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Book Chapter

    Pages 1-9

    The Aetiopathology of Pressure Ulcers: A Hierarchical Approach

  2. Book Chapter

    Pages 11-21

    Medical Perspectives in the 21st Century

  3. Book Chapter

    Pages 23-34

    Medico-Legal Implications

  4. Book Chapter

    Pages 35-50

    Patients at Risk for Pressure Ulcers and Evidence-Based Care for Pressure Ulcer Prevention

  5. Book Chapter

    Pages 51-71

    The Measurement of Interface Pressure

  6. Book Chapter

    Pages 73-88

    Susceptibility of Spinal Cord-Injured Individuals to Pressure Ulcers

  7. Book Chapter

    Pages 89-107

    Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers Using Electrical Stimulation

  8. Book Chapter

    Pages 109-127

    Biochemical Status of Soft Tissues Subjected to Sustained Pressure

  9. Book Chapter

    Pages 129-147

    Stump-Socket Interface Conditions

  10. Book Chapter

    Pages 149-159

    Perspectives of Numerical Modelling in Pressure Ulcer Research

  11. Book Chapter

    Pages 161-185

    Skin Morphology and Its Mechanical Properties Associated with Loading

  12. Book Chapter

    Pages 187-204

    Compression-Induced Tissue Damage: Animal Models

  13. Book Chapter

    Pages 205-232

    The Role of Oxidative Stress in the Development and Persistence of Pressure Ulcers

  14. Book Chapter

    Pages 233-262

    Transport of Fluid and Solutes in Tissues

  15. Book Chapter

    Pages 263-285

    Skin Model Studies

  16. Book Chapter

    Pages 287-300

    In Vitro Muscle Model Studies

  17. Book Chapter

    Pages 301-315

    Imaging Tissues for Pressure Ulcer Prevention

  18. Book Chapter

    Pages 317-336

    Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopy of Pressure Ulcers

  19. Book Chapter

    Pages 337-352

    Microelectrodes and Biocompatible Sensors for Skin pO2 Measurements

  20. Book Chapter

    Pages 353-374

    New Tissue Repair Strategies