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Pressure Injury Risk Reduction

A balancing act between pressure and mobility form the foundation of interventions for the outpatient clinician. A feature for the January/February 2020 issue of Rehab Management by Quyen Nguyen Catania, PT, DPT, CWS, CLT.

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Mobility Moves Ahead

Advances in design and technology are pushing a wave that makes wheelchairs safer, more adaptable, and highly responsive for 21st century users. Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation’s Michelle Agostini, PT, DPT, and Eileen Yorke, OT, ATP, SMS, author this feature for the July/August 2018 issue of Rehab Management.

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Enhancing Pediatric Participation

Assistive technology ripples out to mobility, standing, and beyond to help children engage at home and in the community. A feature for the April 2018 issue of Rehab Management by Jenna L. Anderson, PT, DPT.

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Getting the Right Fit: Seating and Positioning

The importance of core assessment and its correlation to seating success, pressure relief, and skin breakdown prevention is reviewed in this feature for Rehab Management by Kirsten N. Davin, OTDR/L, ATP, SMS.

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Safe Sitting Time is Focus of Amit Gefen's November 8 Keynote Speech

A keynote presentation titled “The Etiology of Pressure Injuries: Deformation is a Cell Killer,” by Amit Gefen, B Sc in Mechanical Engineering, MSc and PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Tel Aviv University, will highlight a 1-day conference November 8 at the L’Aqua, Cockle Bay Wharf, Darling Park in Sydney, Australia.

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An Alternative to Custom-Molded Positioning Backrests

Finding a custom-molded backrest for children affected by multiple physical disabilities is not always easy. Listen to this podcast to learn how backrests with varied-size air cell technology can easily adjust to accommodate a client’s size changes, and eliminate excessive pressure.

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Considerations in Pediatric Mobility

The what, when, why, and how of decision-making when choosing a device. Article written by Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center staff members Bobbi Ann Jurena, MOT, OTR/L, Briana D. McClintock, MS, OTR/L, and Shannon E. Spady, PT, MPT.

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