AAHD NewsletterThe American Association on Health and Disability published this Spring 2004 article, "Preventing Pressure Sores," in their Health and Disability Newsletter.
decubitus.orgNational Decubitus Foundation
emedicine.comeMedicine: Decubitus Ulcers
findarticles.comGale Encyclopedia of Medicine: Bedsores
familydoctor.orgFamily Doctor.org's Pressure Sores
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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.
spinalcord.orgHere is the National Spinal Cord Injury Association's fact sheet on skin care.
spinalinjury.netSpinal Injury.net's Pressure Sores
SCI-Info Pages: Skin CareFrom the SCI-Info-Pages: Spinal Cord Injury: Skin and Pressure Sores Synopsis
travisroyfoundation.orgTravis Roy Foundation: Pressure Sores
VAC TherapyVacuum Assisted Closure (VAC) Therapy: An Advanced System for Wound Healing.
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