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Pressure relief techniques in a manual wheelchair.

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NARIC Accession Number: O18434.  What's this?
Project Number: H133B090002.
Publisher(s): Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Secondary Conditions in Spinal Cord Injury. MedStar Research Institute, NRH Research, 102 Irving Street, NW. Washington, DC, 20010; 202/877-1196.
Publication Year: 2011.
Abstract: This video presents two individuals using both a wheelchair with and without arm rests demonstrate different pressure techniques to relieve pressure from the buttocks and the boney prominences. The three techniques are: the push-up, leaning from side to side, and leaning forward. Accompanying fact sheet is available under accession number O18227. Run time: 4 minutes 57 seconds.
Descriptor Terms: AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS, BODY MOVEMENT, DAILY LIVING, DISABILITY MANAGEMENT, HEALTH PROMOTION, PRESSURE SORES, PREVENTION.

 
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