Pressure Reliefs in a Power Wheelchair

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Pressue reiliefs in a power wheelchair

Abstract: This "how to" video presents general information about pressure ulcers and shows three individuals performing multiple techniques to relieve pressure from the buttocks and bony areas that can be used in a power wheelchair. They are: tilting or reclining, leaning forward, and leaning side to side. Run time: 5 minutes 35 seconds. Accompanying factsheet is available under accession number O18639.

NARIC Accession Number: O18632.  What's this?
Project Number: H133B090002.
Publisher(s): Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Secondary Conditions in Spinal Cord Injury, MedStar Health Research Institute, NRH Research, 102 Irving Street, NW, Washington, DC 20010; 202/877-1694.
Publication Year: 2012.
Descriptor Terms: AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS, BODY MOVEMENT, DAILY LIVING, DISABILITY MANAGEMENT, HEALTH PROMOTION, POSITIONING, PRESSURE SORES, PREVENTION, SPINAL CORD INJURIES, WHEELCHAIRS.