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Several pressure-relieving devices and supports can be used to
prevent or treat
pressure sores. These include:
The foam called "egg crate," with bumps that look like the inside of an egg carton, has been used in the past. But egg-crate foam has not been shown to help prevent or treat pressure sores.
Current as of:
February 22, 2013
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Margaret Doucette, DO - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Wound Care, Hyperbaric Medicine
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