Focus on Secondary Condition Prevention: Secondary Condition Prevention: Pressure Sore Prevention in Daily Living Contexts for Adults with Spinal Cord Injury
Pressure sores are a common and functionally limiting secondary condition for people with spinal cord injury (SCI). The risk for developing pressure sores is multi-factorial. This month's column will review factors associated with increased risk for pressure sore development among a group of people with SCI who were seeking treatment through a rehabilitation center pressure ulcer management program (Clark et al., 2006).
To read the entire column, go to http://www.ncpad.org/452/2304/Focus~on~Secondary~Condition~Prevention~~Pressure~Sore~