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Positioning Chairs for Patients with Limited Mobility: Clinical Evidence and Guidelines

Published on: October 2, 2017
Project Number: RB1144-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical evidence regarding the prevention of pressure ulcers while using positioning chairs for patients with limited mobility?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the prevention of pressure ulcers while using positioning chairs for patients with limited mobility?

Key Message

No relevant literature was identified regarding positioning chairs for adult patients who have limited mobility.

Tags

geriatrics, homes for the aged, housing for the elderly, nursing homes, patient positioning, pressure ulcer, wheelchairs, broda, weight shifting, repositioning