A pressure ulcer education app for people with pressure ulcers, those at risk of developing them and their carers.
|Pressure Target||By University of Toronto|
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What does the app do?
Pressure Target is an education app that uses images and animations to give users easy-to-read information about pressure ulcers. The app is divided into 6 main sections:
- Skin has information about what skin does and the structure of skin.
- Pressure ulcers has information on what a pressure ulcer is, who is at risk, how they happen and where they happen.
- Staging gives a description of the stages of pressure sores, what to look for and the average healing time.
- Prevention has information on the importance of prevention, warning signs and things you can do to prevent pressure sores.
- Pressure relief gives details of how to do pressure relief exercises in a wheelchair and tips on how to relieve pressure in bed.
- Management includes information on what do you if you notice warning signs, healing wounds, complications and reassessing risk.
✔ Contributions from physical therapists and other medical personnel.
✘ No ulcer tracking feature.
Date of review: January 2020
Platform reviewed: Apple
Download size: 25.1 MB
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