Preventing and Treating Pressure Sores

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Preventing and Treating Pressure Sores: A Guide for People with Spinal Cord Injuries

The Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation funded  Spinal Cord Injury Ontario to develop and release a consumer guide for people with Spinal Cord Injury on preventing and treating pressure sores.

This new guide is a plain language version of the 2013 Canadian Best Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers in People with Spinal Cord Injury.It  covers what pressure ulcers are, how to precent them, how best to treat them if they occur, and how to talk to your healthcare team about your skin health.

The guide can be downloaded from the link below:

Preventing and Treating Pressure Sores: A Guide for People with Spinal Cord Injuries

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