A study to evaluate factors for inclusion in a new self-assessed risk indicator for persons who use a wheelchair for mobility.


A preliminary analysis of a 2-year prospective study of the health, degree of physical disability and skin integrity of 160 permanently seated persons is presented in this paper. The study was undertaken to inform the development of a self-managed risk assessment tool for the prevention of pressure ulcers in permanently seated individuals. The results of… (More)


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