Proximel® is a HARTMANN family product line

that helps you manage patient wounds easily,

efficiently and with confidence.

Your versatile choice for a wide variety of care

settings, prevention protocols and wound types.

A five-layer design that promotes healing

and supports pressure injury prevention

A new option to support pressure injury prevention

The prevention of hospital acquired pressure ulcers remains a significant clinical challenge in today’s healthcare environment. It is estimated that more than 2.5 million Americans develop pressure ulcers each year and that up to 60,000 individuals die from complications.¹ Published guidelines support the consideration of applying a polyurethane foam dressing to bony prominences for the prevention of pressure ulcers in anatomical areas frequently subjected to friction and shear.²

Quick Links & Resources

1. Are we ready for this change? Content last reviewed October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.

2. Emily Haesler, editor. National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel, European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel and Pan Pacific Pressure Injury Alliance. Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers: Quick Reference Guide. Perth: Cambridge Media; 2014.