Q8. What is the evidence associated with Pressure Ulcer Prevention Education Post SCI in preventing pressure ulcers?
1. Structured pressure ulcer prevention education helps individuals post SCI gain and retain knowledge of pressure ulcer prevention practices (Level 1 evidence).
2. Research is needed to determine the specific educational needs of individuals with SCI required to reduce the risk of pressure ulcer formation.
3. More research is needed to determine if pressure ulcer prevention education results in a reduction of pressure ulcers post SCI. (Level 4 evidence).
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