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‘Prevention Of Pressure Sores’ is a wide-ranging book covering all aspects of the subject. The literature is very diverse and this book will be of great use to the reader as it collects together material from all the different areas of study. The causes of pressure sores are discussed first and the authors then go on to describe warning signs and behaviour to prevent the incidence of pressure sores. The great number of different devices used to alleviate and prevent pressure sores are described next, including various types of seat cushions, hospital beds and complex pressure relief methods. Wheelchair pressure reliefs and other preventative methods are also discussed. Methods of measuring pressure distributions using different types of sensors are also described and the accuracies of the competing methods compared. The final chapter describes the treatment of pressure sores. The book contains a large number of references, allowing the reader to refer back to all the important original work in the different fields of this subject.