According to a report available on Radiant Insights, Inc.; the United Kingdom pressure relief devices market is predicted to display substantial growth over the forecast period (2017 to 2024). Growing incidence of pressure ulcers, mostly among the growinggeriatric population can propel the market. Additionally, availability of technologically advanced product may further boost the market growth.
Various factors such as rising awareness among people about prevention and effective management of pressure ulcers, increasing medical expenditure and growing demand for long-term healthcare services also create a positive outlook for the market. Moreover, efforts to create awareness about prevention of pressure ulcers can plays an important role in overall growth of the market. Zero Pressure, Stop the Pressure, and Island wide Pressure Ulcer Prevention Campaign are some of the campaigns introduced by the government of United Kingdom.
Pressure ulcers also called as pressure sores or bed sores are caused by sustained pressure applied to a specific area of the body. The cases of bed sores hasve increased due to prolonged stay of patients in long term care centers. There are several medical conditions such as cancer, multiple bone fracture, and other serious ailments that can leads to pressure ulcers due to extended hospital stay. Moreover, chances of developing bed sores are very high in geriatric population due to their weakened mobility.
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Obese patients are also at a high risk of ulcer development as they need to stay in hospitals for longer durations. Pressure ulcer is developed from an extrinsic mechanical load, which causes a local injury to tissue or underlying skin. As a result, the rise in obesity cases has been expected to create remarkable growth in the market. Additionally, diabetic patients are prone to develop foot ulcers if they choose to wear ill-fitting shoes or struggle to sufficiently control their blood sugar levels. The temperature of feet rises naturally and develops into ulcers. High prevalence of diabetes is also anticipated to boost the market in near future.
However, high price of pressure relief devices and requirement for highly skilled professionals to operate new and technologically advanced equipment may restrain the growth of the market over the forecast period. The United Kingdom pressure relief devices market can be segmented into specialty beds, mattresses and mattress overlays.
Key players operating in the market include ArjoHuntleigh AB; Hill-Rom Holdings Inc.; Karomed Limited; and Invacare Corporation. The market looks extremely competitive. Therefore, companies are focusing on innovation and development of cost-effective products to cater to the rising demand.
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