The use of unconventional pressure redistributing cushion in spinal cord injured individuals.

Ooi, A.L.; Julia, P.E. (2011) The use of unconventional pressure redistributing cushion in spinal cord injured individuals. Spinal cord. ISSN 1476-5624

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Abstract

Study design:Case report. Objectives:To report an unconventional pressure-redistributing cushion used by spinal cord injured individuals.Setting:Department of Rehabilitation of Medicine, University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Methods:Description of three cases of persons with spinal cord injury (SCI) using unconventional pressure relieving cushions, and despite high pressure noted on pressure mapping they did not develop pressure ulcer. Conclusion:Education and awareness of pressure ulcer prevention is most important in SCI population, as technology is still an adjunct.Spinal Cord advance online publication, 26 July 2011; doi:10.1038/sc.2011.81.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Spinal cord
Additional Information: Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Unconventional Pressure-redistributing Cushion; Spinal Cord Injured
Subjects: R Medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Mr. Faizal Hamzah
Date Deposited: 01 Aug 2011 10:59
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2011 10:59
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/1877

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