With the overall prevalence of pressure injuries standing at 9.3%1 and costs to treat ranging from $21,000 – $152,0002, pressure injuries are serious, costly and yet preventable.
Effecting more than 2.5 million patients in the United States each year, in hospitals alone2, improving the implementation of preventative interventions has never been more important. At Frontier Therapeutics, we understand the challenges you face on a daily basis, and we want to help.
With a well-established range of products that will simply and effectively support your pressure injury prevention strategy, improve quality of care and ultimately help to reduce pressure injury prevalence3, we are Frontier Therapeutics!
1. VanGilder, C. et al, The International Pressure Ulcer Prevalence™ Survey: 2006-2015: A 10-year Pressure Injury Prevalence and Demographic Trend Analysis by Care Setting. Journal of Wound Ostomy & Continence Nursing: 2017;44(1);20-28
2. AHRQ. Preventing pressure ulcers in hospitals: a toolkit for improving quality of care. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; 2014
3. Beeckman et al. (2018) A multi-centre prospective randomised controlled clinical trial to compare the effectiveness and cost of a static air mattress and alternating air pressure mattress to prevent pressure ulcers in high-risk nursing home residents. Manuscript submitted for publication.