The contribution the wheelchair cushion
makes to the dynamic seating stability of the user, including "smoothness of ride.
In addition to providing a stable seat, the wheelchair cushion
improves comfort, aids posture and reduces the transmission of shock during propulsion over uneven surfaces.
While selecting or adjusting a wheelchair cushion
, therapists often use interface pressure mapping (IPM) to visualize the distribution of interface pressures in real time.
The functional objectives of an effective wheelchair cushion
are to prevent tissue breakdown, promote postural stability, and increase overall sitting tolerance.
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Following research and evaluation, staff selected an electronic monitoring and alarm system that includes a disposable, thin, heat-sealed, pressure-sensitive strip positioned under a resident's bed sheet or on a wheelchair cushion
The Premium Wheelchair Cushion
by Tempur-Pedic Medical, Inc.
Five main materials used in wheelchair cushion
construction are standard foam, viscoelastic foam, gel, viscous fluid, and air.
For the individual characterization of the mechanical pressure of the wheelchair cushion
, the measure of the interface pressure between the person and the seating surface is the most common test performed in clinical settings [14,19-20].
Foster Davis, National Sales Manager of Freedom Designs * Kathy Fisher, BSC, OST, ATS of Therapy Supplies and Rental * Tina Roesler, MSPT, ABDA of RESNA * Donald Vliegenhart, Medical Director of Hoveround Scheduled topics include: * Beginning with the End in Mind * Considerations in Wheelchair Cushion
Selection * Review of Anatomy and Physiology * Seating & Positioning Products * Seating in the Real World * What If It Goes Wrong?
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