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Pressure/Shear Factor (PSF) of Fontaine et al

Specialty:

Dermatology
General Surgery

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Description:

Fontaine et al developed the pressure/shear factor (PSF) to compare pressure and shear forces on a skin surface using different support surfaces. This can help select the support surface that is optimum for a patient. The authors are from the RIK Medical in Boulder, Colorado.

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