• Medicine
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    Journal of rehabilitation…
    2002

Remote monitoring of sitting behavior of people with spinal cord injury.

@article{Bain2002RemoteMO,
  title={Remote monitoring of sitting behavior of people with spinal cord injury.},
  author={Duncan Shirreffs Bain and Martin W. Ferguson-Pell},
  journal={Journal of rehabilitation research and development},
  year={2002},
  volume={39 4},
  pages={
          513-20
        }
}
The clinical assessment of risk factors leading to pressure sores is normally undertaken in a hospital clinic. However, knowledge of the sitting behavior of the patient outside the clinic may more realistically and comprehensively identify these factors. Many patients, for example, are thought to sit habitually with more pressure on one buttock than the other, and this may significantly increase the risk. This sitting asymmetry may be due to the layout of a work area, the home, or a simple… CONTINUE READING

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