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  1. Preventing Pressure Ulcers

    Preventing Pressure Ulcers

    This coming Thursday, November 17th, hospitals and many other healthcare facilities will take time out to promote and educate the wider healthcare community and general public on how to prevent and treat pressure ulcers.

    Pressure ulcers, when they are allowed to develop, are a notoriously difficult affliction to treat and heal.

    Though the Worldwide Pressure Ulcer day leads with Stop Pressure ulcers, the real message is all about prevention.

    The basics of (pressure ulcer) prevention is all about education. The more people that know about pressure ulcers and how to prevent them, then the less people that will present with them. If you know nothing about pressure ulcers, this short video is well worth a watch: - those most likely to suffer from pressure ulcers - steps you can take to prevent pressure ulcers

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  2. The Airfold - Ireland's Lightest Electric Powerchair

    The Airfold - Ireland's Lightest Electric Powerchair

    Invented near Cleveland, Ohio, in 1958, caron fibre is is a strong, stiff, lightweight material that has the potential to replace steel and is popularly used in specialized, high-performance products like aircrafts, racecars and sporting equipment. Perhaps, Formula 1 best emobides what we know about carbon fibre, as we see it flying about the race track when the cars collide; we know it to be very light and endures the pressure of race cars that hit speeds of over 200 mph.

    We also know, from experience, that it's only a matter of time before the best of technologies find their way into other industries. Introducing the NEW Carbon Fibre AirFold Powerchair from Drive DeVilbiss, this is the lightest ever offering in their powerchair range. It is an extraordinary lightweight powerchair, weighing just over 15kg / 33lb! In all it weighs just 17kg / 37/lb with battery, this compares to a similar weight as a standard

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