Cuidado de la piel
AAHD NewsletterThe American Association on Health and Disability published this Spring 2004 article, "Preventing Pressure Sores," in their Health and Disability Newsletter.
Craig HospitalWith funding from the US Department of Education's National Institute on Disability & Rehabilitation Research, has developed educational materials to help people with spinal cord injuries live in the community maintain their health. Topics include skin care, exercise, heart disease, weight control, alcohol abuse and conditions related to the aging body. Use the link above and click on SCI Health and Wellness.
decubitus.orgNational Decubitus Foundation
emedicine.comeMedicine: Decubitus Ulcers
findarticles.comGale Encyclopedia of Medicine: Bedsores
familydoctor.orgFamily Doctor.org's Pressure Sores
MedlinePlusStart here with 750 topics on conditions, diseases and wellness. MedlinePlus will direct you to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. Preformulated MEDLINE searches are included in MedlinePlus and give easy access to medical journal articles. MedlinePlus also has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and latest health news.
merck.comMerck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy: Pressure Sores
KCIKinetic Concepts Inc. (KCI) offers a "Wound Management Reference Guide."
National Library of Medicine (NLM)Offers deep resources on numerous medical conditions.
npuap.orgNPUAP stands for National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel. Visit their website to learn about some of the panel's latest research and recommendations.
Spinal Cord Injury Information NetworkThe Spinal Cord Injury Information Network website provides information on skin care and other topics relating to paralysis and spinal cord injury.
spinalcord.orgHere is the National Spinal Cord Injury Association's fact sheet on skin care.
spinalinjury.netSpinal Injury.net's Pressure Sores
travisroyfoundation.orgTravis Roy Foundation: Pressure Sores
VAC TherapyVacuum Assisted Closure (VAC) Therapy: An Advanced System for Wound Healing.
Library Books and VideosFind resources within the PRC library catalog.
Quality of Life Grants DatabaseFind resources within the PRC Quality of Life Grants Database. Search by Zip Code, State or an Entire Category.
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