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Table 5 Annual investment costs for the AMS

From: An economic appraisal of the Australian Medical Sheepskin for the prevention of sacral pressure ulcers from a nursing home perspective

  Unit Scenario
   All patients Only patients with pressure ulcer risk Only severely ADL-impaired patients
Initial investment for purchase taking into account the durability of the AMS 20,683 14,478 9,308
Costs for washing 73,000 51,100 32,850
TOTAL costs per year 93,683 65,578 42,158