Volunteers for CATEA Research Study – Wheelchair Pressure Ulcers

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Volunteers Needed for a Research Study Investigating the Risk Factors Associated with Developing Pressure Ulcers

 Study involvement for qualified individuals will include:

A brief seating evaluation to assess your sitting posture. Tests for sitting pressures, tissue thickness, blood flow and lab values. Answering interview questions about your tissue (skin) health, wheelchair  and seating equipment.


Must be a male between the ages of 18 and 40. Must have had a Spinal Cord Injury for at least 2 years. Must not currently have any skin sores on sitting surfaces

Contact Susan Perlman- 404-894-2861 or susan.perlman@coa.gatech.edu  In appreciation of your time and participation, you will be compensated up to $50. Participation generally takes up to 3 hours.