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Skin Microclimate and Wheelchair Seating, Part 2

Skin Microclimate and Wheelchair Seating, Part 2

It can be challenging to incorporate microclimate review into a postural and mobility assessment under inevitable clinic time pressures. Some testing methods used in research studies, like attaching sensors to a client's bottom to monitor skin temperature, are not typically practical. However, inclusion of low-tech methods can provide a good understanding of a client's microclimatic risk.

2/25/2020

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