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HTA - 11/36/33

Pressure RElieving Support SUrfaces: a Randomised Evaluation 2 (PRESSURE 2)

Project title: Pressure RElieving Support SUrfaces: a Randomised Evaluation 2 (PRESSURE 2)

Call to action: 11/36 HTA Clinical Trials - November 2011 Board submission (May 2011 deadline)

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Professor Jane NixonORCID

Lead Author: Professor Jane NixonORCID

Contractor: University of Leeds

Cost: £1,851,077.57

Co-investigators: Associate Professor Elizabeth McGinnis, Dr Janine Gray, Dr Sarah Brown, Dr Susanne Coleman, Mrs Lyn Wilson, Mrs Valerie Henderson, Ms Claudia Gorecki, Ms Delia Muir, Ms Helen Fearnley, Ms Joanna Swan, Ms Nikki Stubbs, Ms Suzanne Hartley, Professor (Elizabeth) Andrea Nelson, Professor Christopher McCabe, Professor Julia Brown.

Started: March 2013 | Status: Published September 2019

ISRCTN: 01151335

In this trial of > 2000 patients, the rate of development of new pressure ulcers did not differ according to mattress type.

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