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What are the most important things for someone with a spinal cord injury to do to prevent pressure sores?

What are the most important things for someone with a spinal cord injury to do to prevent pressure sores?

Mary Zeigler, MS

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

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They need to learn and understand what a pressure prevention program is all about.  They need to learn to advocate for themselves, and to direct their care.  The pressure relieving is essential, so are other components, such as nutrition. ... Show More

They need to learn and understand what a pressure prevention program is all about.  They need to learn to advocate for themselves, and to direct their care.  The pressure relieving is essential, so are other components, such as nutrition. 

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What are the most important things for someone with a spinal cord injury to do to prevent pressure sores?

Mary Zeigler, MS

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

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They need to learn and understand what a pressure prevention program is all about.  They need to learn to advocate for themselves, and to direct their care.  The pressure relieving is essential, so are other components, such as nutrition. 

What are the most important things for someone with a spinal cord injury to do to prevent pressure sores?
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