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Written primarily for paramedical students, nurses and therapists, patients and their families, this working manual is well designed to accomplish its purpose. Pictures illustrate equipment to be used and the steps of various procedures, including alternative methods. Brief, concise, clear notes describe and explain the techniques and equipment.
Twelve chapters cover biomechanical principles, wheelchair mobility and propelling, bed mobility and transfers, toilet transfers, bathing, dressing and undressing, bowel and bladder management, holding and manipulating, car transfers and driver training, housing, vocation and recreation, and management of the totally dependent patient. An appendix illustrates and explains the construction of various aids
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Physical Management for the Quadriplegic Patient.. Ann Intern Med. 1974;81:726. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-81-5-726_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1974;81(5):726.
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