Pressure Ulcer Patient Video (UMHS)

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10 minutes
Description: 
This video is a must see for all people with Spinal Cord Injury. It gives patients and families the knowledge they need to prevent pressure ulcers, a potentially life-threatening complication. The video describes the causes and stages of pressure ulcers, and explains the vital role patients and caregivers have in incorporating pressure relief into daily care routines at the hospital and at home. Patients interviewed relate their firsthand experiences with this difficult problem. Healthcare providers detail risk factors, rapid onset, persistence, recurrence, and the challenges of the surgical procedure used to treat serious pressure ulcers.
Keywords: 
spinal cord injury, SCI, Pressure Ulcers video, pressure sores video
Publication or Revision Year: 
2014
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No
Writing Team Contact: 
Eileen McMyler