Care recipient (cr) gets pressure sores on his her butt and back of legs from sitting in a wheelchair

Try: Make sure wheelchair seat depth is correct for cr excessively short wheelchair seat depths will result in increased pressure to the seating area less surface area this may increase the risk of tissue trauma

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Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical, Mobility, Mobile, Needs Some Assistance, Needs Much Assistance

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References: manual wheelchaur help 2008 by sherman oaks medical supplies available at www shermanoaksmedical com

Keywords: Wheelchair seat depth pressure sores from wheelchair sores on butt sores on back of legs

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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