Clinical Evidence & Research
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Protecting Skin / Tissue by Integrating Low-Friction Technology at Augustana Care. Caroline Portoghese, LNHA, OTR/L, ATP/SMS, MSCS, MBA, Senior Clinical and Education Specialist, Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc., Blaine, MN; Julie Thurn, RN, BSN, Corporate Director of SNF Clinical Practice, Augustana Care, Minneapolis, MN. Presented at the Minnesota Gerontological Society Annual Conference, April 2018.
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.
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.
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.
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.