SCI Seating & WC Prescription

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Author:
dmshaw9
ID:
265021
Filename:
SCI Seating & WC Prescription
Updated:
2014-03-05 13:43:27
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SCI Seating WC Prescription
Folders:
NM2
Description:
NM2
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  1. Equipment Needs
    • C6 & Higher: 
    • Power/electric
    • Tilt in space/recline (recline for C5 and higher)
    • C5/C6 may have both power and manual

    • C7 & Lower:
    • Manual, cushion/depression

    • T10-L2:
    • Home/limited community ambulation
    • Most choose WC

    • L3-L4:
    • Home & community
    • WC due to energy requirements

    • L5 & Lower:
    • Home and community ambulation
  2. 3 Main Points of Pelvic Control
    • Support beneath the pelvis (solid seat, anti-thrust seat modifications, pressure relief, seat to back angle)
    • Posterior pelvic support (flat or contoured)
    • Anterior pelvic support (seat or positioning belt)
  3. Problems Linked to WC Use
    • Vertebral instability
    • Skin abrasions and pressure sores
    • Postural deformities
    • Overuse injuries
    • Fall injuries
    • Unexpected expenses
    • QOL (social, employment)
    • Replacement plan/expectations
    • Pt satisfaction/goals

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