Diana Alicia Gayol-Mérida

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BACKGROUND Pressure injuries are an important health care issue. This problem is even more evident with patients with neurological conditions. OBJECTIVE This study aims to develop an analytical tool to predict the magnitude of the maximum stresses developed at the wheelchair cushion-patient contact area. METHOD Newton's polynomial interpolation method(More)
The Instituto Nacional de Rehabilitacion (Rehabilitation National Institute) (INR) developed a prototype wheelchair cushion (INR cushion) designed to adjust to the anthropometry of the user's ischiogluteal area and prevent pressure ulcer formation while maintaining or promoting functionality. A prospective, longitudinal, descriptive study was conducted from(More)
INTRODUCTION Pressure ulcers are a dominant health problem for people who, for various reasons, must spend most of their time in a seated position. The spinal cord injury patients are the most affected for this situation. One strategy to prevent pressure ulcers is throughthe use of special seats. In the Instituto Nacional de Rehabilitación, contoured(More)
The Instituto Nacional de Rehabilitación (Rehabilitation National Institute) (INR) developed a prototype wheelchair cushion (INR cushion) designed to adjust to the anthropometry of the user's ischiogluteal area and prevent pressure ulcer formation while maintaining or promoting functionality. A prospective, longitudinal, descriptive study was conducted from(More)
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