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Remote evaluation of pressure ulcers for individuals with spinal cord injury: a preliminary report on a telerehab project

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3 Author(s)
Dang, T. ; Nat. Rehabilitation Hosp., Washington, DC, USA ; Halstead, L. ; Rosen, M.

Maintenance of skin health and prevention of pressure ulcers (decubiti) represent a lifelong challenge for persons living with spinal cord injury (SCI). The health risk is increased for an individual who lives in a rural area where it is difficult to access specialists who identify and manage decubiti. Under the auspices of the NIDRR Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center (RERC) on Telerehabilitation, a project is underway to develop and evaluate a “clinical pathway”, decision supports, and technologies needed to prevent and manage pressure sores remotely

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[Engineering in Medicine and Biology, 1999. 21st Annual Conference and the 1999 Annual Fall Meetring of the Biomedical Engineering Society] BMES/EMBS Conference, 1999. Proceedings of the First Joint  (Volume:2 )

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Oct 1999