Free small water-cushions for paraplegics.

  • J A Lourie
  • Published 1983 in Papua and New Guinea medical journal

Abstract

Decubitus ulcers on small prominent areas (e.g. the heels) in paraplegic and quadruplegic patients are likely to be a problem in a developing country with limited nursing and physiotherapy services. The use of plastic and silver foil container bags from emptied wine dispensing casks, filled with water, has been found to be a no-cost, effective method of… (More)

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