American Journal of Embedded Systems and Applications

Volume 10, Issue 1, June 2023

  • Design and Construction of a Low-Cost Pressure and Temperature Sensing Mattress with Software-Based Digital Countdown Timer for Bedsore Control and Prevention

    Andrew Akpan, Funmilayo Mofoluwaso Owolabi, Kolawole Oluwaseun Owoyemi

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, June 2023
    Pages: 1-16
    Received: 21 September 2022
    Accepted: 8 October 2022
    Published: 27 June 2023
    Abstract: Bedsores, also called pressure ulcers, are localized injuries on the skin and/or the underlying tissues, usually over a bony prominence as a result of prolonged pressure and temperature on the skin due to lack of position changes for more than 2 hours. While there are caregivers saddled with the responsibility of repositioning immobile patients; th... Show More