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IC33: Introduction of the Total Shear Measurement Device, iShear

With the Total Shear Measurement Device the iShear, shear measurement is no longer a problem. The iShear can be used on almost every wheelchair and is in combination with pressure mapping the ideal tool to set-up the wheelchair and seating system

 

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this session, attendees will be able to;

 

Faculty:

Carlos Kramer

Max Paul Rogmans
Vicair
Wormer, NH
Netherlands

He was born in 1957 in Kerkrade, The Netherlands.
After two years working as a surgeon he moved into the Pharmaceutical Industry specializing in product development and licensing.
In 1990 he started his own consultancy company Medical Developments, in which he was involved in several clinical studies in the burn and skin wound treatment area.
He founded Vicair BV in 1993 on the basis of an invention of the Amsterdam Rehab Clinic concerning a new method for body support.

 

References:

    1. Stockton, L., Gebhardt, K. S., & Clark, M. (2009). Seating and pressure ulcers: Clinical practice guideline. Journal of Tissue Viability, 18(4), 98-108.
    2. Lahmann, N. A., & Kottner, J. (2011). Relation between pressure, friction and pressure ulcer categories: A secondary data analysis of hospital patients using CHAID methods. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 48(12), 1487-1494.
    3. Hanson, D., Langemo, D. K., Anderson, J., Thompson, P., & Hunter, S. (2010). Friction and Shear Considerations in Pressure Ulcer Development. Advances in Skin & Wound Care, 23(1), 21-24.



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