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Clinical Cases with Vicair wheelchair cushions

Wheelchair users automatically have a higher risk of developing skin damages. When there are additional positioning needs, this risk only increases. The following cases describe seating solutions offered by Vicair wheelchair seat and Vicair wheelchair back cushions. Either as an addition to a pressure ulcer treatment plan or to support the body posture to allow the client to function as optimally and freely as possible.

Pressure redistribution and stability through immersion on an Adjuster 12

Providing comfort & stable posture all day long, improving participation in daily activities

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Addressing a positioning challenge and handling shear forces involved

This case discusses the interesting challenge of creating proper postioning on a slanted seating surface that inevitably creates a lot of shear force.

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Improving skin protection by using Vicair in a rehabilitation setting

Reducing pressure ulcer incidents and saving money in staff maintenance time, by using Vicair cushions

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Enhancing positioning and maintaining skin integrity, by using Vicair cushions

This case addresses a positioning challenge that was solved using the Vicair Vector O2 and Multifunctional back support cushion.

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Treatment of a category II pressure ulcer and improved asymmetric positioning through Vicair.

This case discusses the treatment of a pressure ulcer on a Spina Bifida patient and providing a solution for asymmetric positioning.

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Pain relief through pressure redistribution on a Vicair Adjuster O2

This case discusses the situation of a wheelchair user that experienced a lot of pain due to pressure. Pressure mappings showed that the Vicair Adjuster O2 would most likely offer a solution.

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Treating a category IV pressure ulcer and solving lateral trunk instability

This case discusses the use of the Vicair Multifunctional back as part of a pressure ulcer treatment and simultaneously solving a lateral trunk instability.

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