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Electrical Stimulation

Q6. What is the evidence associated with Electrical Stimulation to prevent pressure ulcers?
1. There is limited (level 4) evidence that electrical stimulation (figure 6) may decrease ischial pressures, increase blood flow to tissues, but more research is needed.
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Figure 6. Electrical stimulation set-up for pressure ulcer prevention.