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Use of high frequency ultrasound to detect heel pressure injury in elders

  • IRB Number: Internal Study
  • Contact Name: Lynda J. Dimitroff, PhD, BSN, RN, CHES
  • Status: Enrolling
  • Phone: (585) 922-5657
  • Lead Researcher: Beth Helvig, MS, RN, CWOCN, Clinician VI


To examine the usefulness of ultrasound to detect heel injury in geriatric medical patients and to learn whether high-frequency ultrasound can help nurses identify heel injuries and intervene to prevent progression of injury earlier than currently done