CUSHION, WHEELCHAIR

Known as: wheelchair cushions, wheelchair pads, wheelchair cushion 
A wheelchair component is a device intended for medical purposes that is generally sold as an integral part of a wheelchair, but may also be sold… (More)
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1976-2017
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2011
2011
Pressure ulcer incidence rates have remained constant despite advances in support surface technology. Interface shear stress is… (More)
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2002
2002
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effect of cushion thickness on subcutaneous pressures during seating by using a finite element… (More)
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2001
2001
OBJECTIVE To determine if the use of pressure-reducing wheelchair cushions for elderly nursing home resident wheelchair users who… (More)
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2000
2000
The aim of the present study was to perform a comparative biomechanical analysis of four antidecubitus wheelchair cushions… (More)
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2000
2000
Thermal properties of wheelchair cushions have been traditionally studied with thermistor probes, which provide temperature… (More)
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1999
1999
OBJECTIVE To compare pressure relief from a dynamic wheelchair cushion to a tilt-in-space wheelchair with conventional cushions… (More)
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1996
1996
OBJECTIVES Despite the diversity of wheelchair cushions currently in clinical use, pressure on bony prominences continues to be a… (More)
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1994
1994
A significantly lower proportion of the patients in the Jay group (25%) experienced pressure ulcer formation during the three… (More)
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1980
1980
For patients subject to decubitus ulcers, wheelchair cushions should be prescribed with knowledge of the cushion's effect on the… (More)
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1978
1978
Since a rise of 1.0 C in temperature causes a 10% increase in tissue metabolism, a wheelchair cushion which limits changes in… (More)
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