Use of telerehabilitation to manage pressure ulcers in persons with spinal cord injuries.

@article{Vesmarovich1999UseOT,
  title={Use of telerehabilitation to manage pressure ulcers in persons with spinal cord injuries.},
  author={Susan Vesmarovich and Tai Walker and Roxanne Pickett Hauber and Anatoly Temkin and Roger Burns},
  journal={Advances in wound care : the journal for prevention and healing},
  year={1999},
  volume={12 5},
  pages={
          264-9
        }
}
Pressure ulcers are a common and serious secondary complication of spinal cord injury. In addition to being costly and difficult to treat, pressure ulcers may interfere with many aspects of patient and family life, including the ability to meet educational, vocational, and social goals. Treatment of pressure ulcers includes weekly assessment by a clinician, a requirement that often is impossible for clients to meet. In an effort to improve outcomes in wound care treatment, a rehabilitation… CONTINUE READING

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