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Clinical Evidence & Research

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Clinical Posters

Four Years of Strategic Friction Reduction for a Client with Athetoid Cerebral Palsy. Chris Cantu OTR/L. Northwestern Illinois Association. Aurora, IL.

Clinical Implications of Friction/Shear Reduction for Patients with Epidermolysis Bullosa. Katie Menard, PT, DPT, CKTP, C/NDT; Jakub Tolar, MD, PhD; Gretchen Lilja, RN, BSN; Sarah Preusser, MS, PA-C. University of Minnesota Masonic Medical Center. Minneapolis, MN.

Compression Garments with an Ultra-Low Friction Interface for Patients with Burns. Jon Gayken, MD. Hennepin County Medical Center. Minneapolis, MN.

Preventing Pressure Injuries: Intervention with the Adjunctive Treatment of a Textile Friction Reduction Material. Frank Aviles, Jr., PT, CWS, FACCWS, CLT, Natchitoches Regional Medical Center, Natchitoches, LA.

Does Friction/Shear Reducing Low Friction Fabric in Total Contact Cast (TCC) and Charcot Restraint Orthotic Walker (CROW) Enhance Wound Healing and Safety? Jan Chevrette, FNP-CWOCN, CFCN, HealthPartners Wound Clinic, St. Paul, MN; Ulrich Schmidt, CPO, Winkley Orthotics & Prosthetics, Minneapolis, MN.

IAD: Can Reducing Friction and Shear Heal and Prevent Recurrence? Sheila Howes-Trammel, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, CWCN, CCCN, CFCN, CLNC, Hennepin Country Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN.

Using Strategic Friction Reduction to Prevent and Treat Pressure Injuries. Sheila Howes-Trammel, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, CWCN, CCCN, CFCN, CLNC, Hennepin Country Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN.

Garments for Friction Management for Wheelchair or Extended Bed Surface Users. Mark Payette, CO, ATP; J. Martin Carlson, MS, CPO; Wieland Kaphingst, Dipl.-Ing, BMT. Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc., Minneapolis, MN.

Case Studies

Epidermolysis Bullosa Case Study: GlideWear Custom Protective Wear for 4-Year-Old Girl

GlideWear in Custom Jobskin/Torbot Burn Compression Garments. Jon Gayken, MD, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN; Nancy Petrun, Custom Compression Specialist, Handi Medical SUpply, St. Paul, MN.

Reduction of Blistering and Inflamation on Back of Head in 14-Year-Old Girl with Athetoid Cerebral Palsy: GlideWear Headrest Cover. Chris Cantu OTR/L, School Therapist.