TITLE

living WELL

AUTHOR(S)
Dannels-McLure, Amy; Acosta, Xiomara
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
PN;Sep2006, Vol. 60 Issue 9, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses methods in dealing with skin breakdowns that are associated with spinal-cord injury. Threats to the skin increase every year after injury. Skin breakdowns remain as the leading complications encountered by people with SCI. Keeping the body well-hydrated is crucial to the health of the skin. Waxing and the use of heating pads is discouraged as it may damage the skin. Skin-care routine must also be adjusted according to one's age and need.
ACCESSION #
21993325

 

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