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Table 1 Mean number of coloured pixels for both concepts separately and for the difference (CON-LiN)

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

   All positions Supine 30° SL 90° SL
Sum CON 64,090 59,853 50,401 82,014
LiN 46,293 37,477 44,406 56,996
Difference 17,797 22,376 5995 25,017
Low pressure (green) CON 22,790 32,285 11,189 24,894
LiN 8315 5782 7981 11,180
Difference 14,475 26,503 3207 13,714
Medium pressure (yellow) CON 34,023 21,541 31,000 49,526
LiN 34,235 29,319 33,856 39,529
Difference −212 −7777 −2855 9997
High pressure (red) CON 7277 6025 8212 7593
LiN 3744 2375 2568 6287
Difference 3533 3650 5643 1305
  1. N = 4. SL: side lying. CON: conventional positioning. LiN: Positioning in Neutral (Lagerung in Neutralstellung)