Friday, July 15, 2022

Bioengineering Approaches to Improve Medical Device Design and Prevent Pressure Injuries

1.00 CME Credits | 1.00 Contact Hours

Many of the most commonly used medical devices, which interface with vulnerable skin and soft tissue, have evolved very little in the past decade and are frequently associated with device—related pressure injuries (DRPIs). Future technologies may minimize or even eliminate the possibility of DRPIs. This session will deliver an analysis of the latest bioengineering tools to assess device-related skin and soft tissue damage and future perspectives on a new generation of medical devices specifically designed to minimize the risk of DRPIs.