The epidemiology of secondary conditions following spinal cord injury

Short Title:
The epidemiology of secondary conditions following spinal cord injury
Model System:
SCI
Reference Type:
Journal Article
Accession No.:
J48017.
Journal:
Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation
Year, Volume, Issue, Page(s):
2004, vol. 10, issue 1, pp 15-29
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Abstract:
Article reviews literature describing 5 of the most common secondary conditions associated with spinal cord injury: chronic pain, respiratory complication, urinary tract infections, pressure sores, and depression. The incidence/prevalence, impact on individuals with SCI, and risk factors for developing each of these conditions are discussed and suggestions are offered for clinical monitoring and research.
Author(s):
Richards, J. Scott; Waites, Ken; Chen, Yu Ying; Kogos, Steve; Schmitt, M. M.
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