Pressure Ulcer Research

Current and Future Perspectives

  • Dan L. Bader
  • Carlijn V.C. Bouten
  • Denis Colin
  • Cees W.J. Oomens

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIII
  2. Carlijn Bouten, Cees Oomens, Denis Colin, Dan Bader
    Pages 1-9
  3. Jeen Haalboom
    Pages 11-21
  4. Courtney Lyder
    Pages 23-34
  5. Thomas Janssen, Christof Smit, Maria Hopman
    Pages 89-107
  6. Dan Bader, Yak-Nam Wang, Sarah Knight, Adrian Polliack, Tim James, Richard Taylor
    Pages 109-127
  7. Joan Sanders
    Pages 129-147
  8. Satsue Hagisawa, Tatsuo Shimada
    Pages 161-185
  9. Anke Stekelenburg, Cees Oomens, Dan Bader
    Pages 187-204
  10. Charles Michel
    Pages 233-262
  11. Yak-Imam Wang, Joan Sanders
    Pages 263-285
  12. Debby Gawlitta, Carlijn Bouten
    Pages 287-300
  13. Martin Ferguson-Pell
    Pages 301-315
  14. Gustav Strijkers, Jeanine Prompers, Klaas Nicolay
    Pages 317-336
  15. Debbie Bronneberg, Carlijn Bouten
    Pages 353-374
  16. Back Matter
    Pages 375-381

About this book


This book provides an up-to-date scientific account of all aspects related to pressure ulcers and pressure ulcer research, as well as evidence-based knowledge of pressure ulcer aetiology. Further, it describes current and future tools for evaluating patients at risk. It comprises 20 chapters by renowned international experts in the field of pressure ulcer research. Among them are representatives of the European and American Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panels, basic researchers, clinicians and tissue viability nurses. Topics range from economic and legal aspects to evidence-based knowledge on prevention and treatment, aetiology, risk assessment and future aspects of pressure ulcer management.



Future Techniques Pressure Ulcer Spinal Cord Injured assessment decubitus ulcer prevention

Editors and affiliations

  • Dan L. Bader
    • 1
  • Carlijn V.C. Bouten
    • 2
  • Denis Colin
    • 3
  • Cees W.J. Oomens
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Engineering & IRC in Biomedical MaterialsQueen Mary University of LondonLondonUK
  2. 2.Biomedical Engineering DepartmentEindhoven University of TechnologyEindhovenThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Rehabilitation HospitalCentre de l’ArcheLe MansFrance

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2005
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-25030-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-28804-6
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