The combination of normal and shear forces applied to the skin over time can be detrimental to individuals with compromised health, such as the elderly or spinal-cord injured. These forces are factors associated with the formation of deep, penetrating wounds called pressure ulcers.
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Forces and Flow: Implications for Pressure Ulcers Demonstrated Through the Use of Magnetic Resonance Angiography
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Manorama, A, Bush, TR, Meyer, R, & Wiseman, R. "Forces and Flow: Implications for Pressure Ulcers Demonstrated Through the Use of Magnetic Resonance Angiography." Proceedings of the ASME 2012 Summer Bioengineering Conference. ASME 2012 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Parts A and B. Fajardo, Puerto Rico, USA. June 20–23, 2012. pp. 623-624. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/SBC2012-80384
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