Personalized modeling for real-time pressure ulcer prevention in sitting posture.

Abstract

Ischial pressure ulcer is an important risk for every paraplegic person and a major public health issue. Pressure ulcers appear following excessive compression of buttock's soft tissues by bony structures, and particularly in ischial and sacral bones. Current prevention techniques are mainly based on daily skin inspection to spot red patches or injuries… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jtv.2017.06.002

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