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Biomechanics of seating for the spinal injury patient.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23915507     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pressures under the ischial tuberosities have been measured using a specially adapted seat in which the footrest length and backrest position can be adjusted so as to allow spinal injury patients to sit in a position identical to sitting in a wheelchair. The information on the area and values of underseat pressures are used in monitoring the effect of surgery, as a feedback device to obtain the optimum posture whilst sitting in a wheelchair and the design of wheelchair cushions to relieve pressures under the ischial tuberosities.
Authors:
R J Minns
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical biomechanics (Bristol, Avon)     Volume:  1     ISSN:  0268-0033     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon)     Publication Date:  1986 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-08-06     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8611877     Medline TA:  Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon)     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  147-8     Citation Subset:  -    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 1986. Published by Elsevier Ltd.
Affiliation:
Regional Medical Physics Department, Dryburn Hospital, UK.
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