Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the Rubitect Assessment System?

It will be a complete system to help you manage and detect early stage bedsores. It will include a portable hand-held probe and software. The system will allow you to monitor and quickly detect the changes in the health of the skin so you can reliably catch a progressing bedsore.

2. Is the Rubitect Assessment System safe to use on the skin?

Yes, it will be safe to use. It will pose minimal harm to the patient or the user.

3. How does the Rubitect Assessment System work?

When the device is placed onto an area of the body it will measure the properties of the skin to help the caregiver determine is a bedsore is forming there. It will not cause any pain to the patient.

4. Is there significant training required to use the Rubitect Assessment System?

No, it will be easy to use. It will require minimal training.

5. Where on the body can the Rubitect probe be used?

It can be used on any site on the body where a bedsores or diabetic foot ulcers typically develops. They typically develop on boney areas of the body.

6. What should you do if the Rubitect Assessment System detects a developing bedsore?

Remove any items from the area that is pushing on the skin or adding pressure. Reposition the person at least every 1.5 – 2 hours. Call your physician if in a home setting.