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Support pressure distribution for positioning in neutral versus conventional positioning in the prevention of decubitus ulcers: a pilot study in healthy participants

BMC NursingBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201716:60

Received: 8 May 2017

Accepted: 2 October 2017

Published: 16 October 2017

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Original Submission
8 May 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
23 Jun 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Zena Moore
22 Jul 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Maureen Benbow
20 Aug 2017 Author responded Author comments - Heidrun Pickenbrock
Resubmission - Version 2
20 Aug 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
2 Oct 2017 Editorially accepted
16 Oct 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12912-017-0253-z

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Authors’ Affiliations

St. Mauritius Therapieklinik, Bereich Motorik, Meerbusch, Germany
Berlin School of Mind and Brain, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Department of Medical Statistics, University Medical Center Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany