Prospective study of pressure ulcer risk in spinal cord injury patients

@article{Rodrguez1994ProspectiveSO,
  title={Prospective study of pressure ulcer risk in spinal cord injury patients},
  author={G. Pab{\'o}n Rodr{\'i}guez and Susan Lipton Garber},
  journal={Paraplegia},
  year={1994},
  volume={32},
  pages={150-158}
}
Sixty men with spinal cord injury who had developed pressure ulcers in the past but whose skin was intact when they joined the study were followed for 2 years, or until a pressure ulcer developed. Forty of the men were contacted every 4–6 weeks to answer questions about their skin care practices and to provide a 24 hour urine sample. The others were only contacted at the beginning and the end of the study to answer a questionnaire and to provide a urine sample. Changes in skin collagen… CONTINUE READING