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Prevention of Pressure Ulcers and Skin Degradation in Wheelchair Users: Guidelines

Published on: October 7, 2015
Project Number: RA0810-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Reference List
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the management of heat and moisture in seating systems of wheelchair bound individuals?

Key Message

One evidence-based guideline regarding the management of heat and moisture for pressure ulcer prevention for wheelchair bound individuals was identified.

Tags

hot temperature, pressure ulcer, skin ulcer, wheelchairs, wounds and injuries, other miscellaneous topics, automated chair, cushion, decubitis, decubitus, mobile seat, scooter