Causes and costs of spinal cord injury in the United States

Short Title:
Causes and costs of spinal cord injury in the United States
Model System:
SCI
Reference Type:
Journal Article
Accession No.:
J34435.
Journal:
Spinal Cord
Year, Volume, Issue, Page(s):
1997, vol. 35, issue 12, pp 809-813
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Abstract:
Using the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center (NSCISC) database, analyzes the direct costs of spinal cord injury. Includes the costs of: hospitalization and medical care; attendant and in-home care; physician and outpatient services; equipment purchase, rental, and repair; supplies; medications; environmental modifications at work, home, and for vehicles; nursing home care; vocational rehabilitation services; and miscellaneous items. Provides summary of costs by cause of injury.
Author(s):
DeVivo, M. J.
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