Reviews on pressure ulcers in bearers of spinal cord injury


  • Juliana Neves da Costa
  • Marcos Venícios de Oliveira Lopes


Spinal cord injury, decubitus ulcer.


The decrease of the physical mobility and of the sensibility, the fecal and urinary incontinence and the present circulatory alterations in the bearer of spinal cord injury turn him vulnerable to a series of complications, as the ulcer for pressure. The goal is to do an abbreviation revision that contemplates aspects related to the development of pressure ulcers in bearers of lesion medular. The methodological procedures were based on the considerations of BROOME (2000), characterizing the study as a theoretical revision. It is ended that is important to know the contributory factors for formation of pressure ulcers seeking that individual’s rehabilitation and improving your life quality.




How to Cite

Costa, J. N. da, & Lopes, M. V. de O. (2003). Reviews on pressure ulcers in bearers of spinal cord injury. Rev Rene, 4(1). Retrieved from



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