SNZ SA/SNZ TR ISO 16840.9
Wheelchair seating Part 9: Clinical interface pressure mapping guidelines for seating
|Publication Date:||17 August 2015|
This Technical Report has been produced to guide users in the performance of the tasks that are directly involved in the clinical use of interface pressure mapping (IPM) or are synergistic with its use in a comprehensive wheelchair seating evaluation.
This Technical Report does not cover other aspects of the clinical assessment process (e.g. taking a medical history), nor the prescription or treatment process which might arise from an assessment. These guidelines are not meant to be a substitute for clinical reasoning and judgement within the context of a complete assessment.
This Technical Report refers to the state of the art of IPM experiences in a seating scenario. Most of the principles covered can be extrapolated to whole body (in bed) or to foot assessments, for example