Long-term survival in spinal cord Injury: a fifty year investigation

Short Title:
Long-Term Survival in Spinal Cord Injury: a Fifty Year Investigation
Model System:
SCI
Reference Type:
Journal Article
Accession No.:
J35023.
Journal:
Spinal Cord
Year, Volume, Issue, Page(s):
1998, vol. 36, issue 4, pp 266-274
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Abstract:
Article about a study of spinal cord injury (SCI) survival over a 50 year period in a population-based sample in the United Kingdom. The study aimed to examine long-term survival, risk factors contributing to deaths, and trends in cause of death over the decades following SCI. This is the longest follow up SCI survival study to date. Results are compared with SCI mortality data from the United States.
Author(s):
Frankel, H. L.; Coll, J. R.; Charlifue, S. W.; Whiteneck, G. G.; Gardner, B. P.; Jamous, M. A.; Krishnan, K. R.; Nuseibeh, I.; Savic, G.; Sett, P.
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