Face tissue pressures in prone positioning: a comparison of 3 pillows

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  Abstract STUDY DESIGN: Pilot Study. OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to compare face tissue pressures for 3 different prone head positioners in healthy, conscious individuals in the prone position. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA: The incidence of intraoperatively acquired pressure ulcers has been reported to range from 12% to 66%; healthcare literature lacks

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