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Current Canadian Practice Profile Clinical Practice Guidelines, Protocols and Standards of Care Several guidelines and protocols exist specifically for various aspects of wheeled mobility: • Guidelines on the Provision of Manual Wheelchairs in Less-Resourced Settings.1 • Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA). Wheelchair Service Provision Guide. Arlington, VA: Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America; 2011. http://www.resna.org/dotAsset/22485.pdf. Accessed August 22, 2012. • Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine and Capital Health. Wheelchair Skills Program. Halifax, NS: Dalhousie University; 2012. http://www.wheelchairskillsprogram.ca/eng/index.php. Accessed August 22, 2012. Other relevant guidelines focus on practices associated with the critical roles that mobility and mobility devices play, in managing pressure and skin issues. For more information, please refer to the Skin Integrity Chapter: • Houghton PE, Campbell KE, and BPG Panel members. Canadian Best Practice Guidelines for the Prevention, Assessment and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers in Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury; Rick Hansen Institute (RHI) and the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation (ONF); 2012. (Please contact phoughto@uwo.ca for more information). • Consortium for Spinal Cord Medicine. Pressure ulcer prevention and treatment following spinal cord injury: a clinical practice guideline for healthcare professionals. Washington, DC: Paralyzed Veterans of America; 2000:1-77. WHEELED MOBILITY | PARTICIPATION 143


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