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Table 6 Annual savings from using the AMS

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

Scenario N prevented from sacral pressure ulcer
(70/30% grade 1/2)
Cost per period Savings (€) per year
All patients 28 (28*70%) * 240
(28*30%) * 680
10,416
Only patients pressure ulcer risk 23 (23*70%) * 240
(23*30%) * 680
8,556
Only severely ADL-impaired patients 19 (19*70%) * 240
(19*30%) * 680
7,068
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