Rocky Mountain Regional SCI System: Craig Hospital

Craig Hospital in Englewood, Colorado is world renowned as a premier center for specialty rehabilitation and research for people with spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury.

Craig Hospital is a 93-bed, private, not-for-profit, free-standing long term acute care and rehabilitation hospital that provides a comprehensive system of inpatient and outpatient medical care, rehabilitation, neurosurgical rehabilitative care, and long-term follow up services. Craig Hospital is designated by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation and Research (NIDILRR) as a Model System Center for spinal cord injury.

Rocky Mountain Regional SCI System Projects

 

Title Type Start Date End Date
Simvastatin to Improve Bone Health in SCI: A Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial Independent 10/1/2016 9/30/2021
Reinventing Yourself After SCI: A Site-Specific Randomized Clinical Trial Independent 10/1/2011 9/30/2016
A Comparison of High vs. Low Tidal Volumes in Ventilator Weaning for Individuals with Sub-Acute Cervical Spinal Cord Injuries Independent 10/1/2006 9/30/2011
Utilization of Complementary and Integrative Healthcare to Treat Pain in Persons with Spinal Cord Injury Modular (Joint) 10/1/2016 9/30/2021
Long-term follow-up of patients with ventilatory dependent high tetraplegia managed with diaphragmatic pacing systems Modular (Joint) 10/1/2011 9/30/2016
Extending the SCIRehab Project – Five Year Follow-up Modular (Joint) 10/1/2011 9/30/2016
Evaluating the sensitivity and responsiveness of the SCI-QOL CATs Modular (Joint) 10/1/2011 9/30/2016
Enhancement and Evaluation of the SCI-FI Instrument (SCI Functional Index Computer Adaptive Testing) Modular (Joint) 10/1/2011 9/30/2016
SCIMS Data Set: Preparing for Future Changes Modular (Joint) 10/1/2012 9/30/2016
Identifying the Best Measure of Participation Modular (Joint) 10/1/2006 9/30/2011
The Effect of Spinal Cord Injury on Labor Force Participation Modular (Joint) 10/1/2006 9/30/2011
Using a Health Technology Assessment Framework for Evaluating the Utilization and Efficiency of Wearable Exoskeletons for SCI Rehabilitation, is persons with SCI at the C7 to S1 level, designated AIS A to D. Collaborative 10/1/2016 9/30/2021
Improving Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Outcomes Collaborative 10/1/2006 9/30/2011

Rocky Mountain Regional SCI System Publications

 

Title Author Journal Year
A comparison of high vs standard tidal volumes in ventilator weaning for individuals with sub-acute spinal cord injuries: a site-specific randomized clinical trial. Fenton JJ, Warner ML,, Lammertse D, Charlifue S,, Martinez L,, Dannels-McClure A,, Kreider S, Pretz C Spinal Cord 2016
Depressive symptomatology after spinal cord injury: A multi-center investigation of multiple racial-ethnic groups Cao Y, Li C, Gregory A, Charlifue S, Krause JS Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine 2016
Trajectories of life satisfaction after spinal cord injury Christopher R. Pretz, PhD'Correspondence information about the author PhD Christopher R. PretzEmail the author PhD Christopher R. Pretz, Allan J. Kozlowski, PhD, Yuying Chen, MD, PhD, Susan Charlifue, PhD, Allen W. Heinemann, PhD Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2016
Spinal Cord Injury–Functional Index/Assistive Technology Short Forms Mary D. Slavin, PT, PhD'Correspondence information about the author PT, PhD Mary D. SlavinEmail the author PT, PhD Mary D. Slavin, Pengsheng Ni, MPH, MD, David S. Tulsky, PhD, Pamela A. Kisala, MA, Allen W. Heinemann, PhD, FACRM, Susan Charlifue, PhD, Denise C. Fyffe, PhD, Daniel E. Graves, PhD, Ralph J. Marino, MD, Leslie R. Morse, DO, David Rosenblum, MD, Denise Tate, PhD, Lynn A. Worobey, PhD, Mary Beth Dawson, MPH, Alan M. Jette, PT, PhD Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2016
To What Extent Do Neighborhood Differences Mediate Racial Disparities in Participation After Spinal Cord Injury? Amanda L. Botticello, PhD, MPH'Correspondence information about the author PhD, MPH Amanda L. BotticelloEmail the author PhD, MPH Amanda L. Botticello, Mike Boninger, MD, Susan Charlifue, PhD, Yuying Chen, MD, PhD, Denise Fyffe, PhD, Allen Heinemann, PhD, Jeanne M. Hoffman, PhD, Alan Jette, PhD, MPH, Claire Kalpakjian, PhD, MS, Tanya Rohrbach, MS Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2016
Harmonization of Databases: A Step for Advancing the Knowledge About Spinal Cord Injury Susan Charlifue, PhD'Correspondence information about the author PhD Susan CharlifueEmail the author PhD Susan Charlifue, Denise Tate, PhD, Fin Biering-Sorensen, MD, PhD, Stephen Burns, MD, Yuying Chen, MD, PhD, Sophia Chun, PhD, Lyn B. Jakeman, PhD, Robert G. Kowalski, MBBCh, MS, Vanessa K. Noonan, PT, PhD, Philip Ullrich, PhD Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2016
Overview of the Spinal Cord Injury-Quality of Life (SCI-QOL) measurement system Altmetric Research Articles Overview of the Spinal Cord Injury – Quality of Life (SCI-QOL) measurement system David S. Tulsky, Pamela A. Kisala, David Victorson, Denise G. Tate, Allen W. Heinemann, Susan Charlifue, Steve C. Kirshblum, Denise Fyffe, Richard Gershon, Ann M. Spungen, Charles H. Bombardier, Trevor A. Dyson-Hudson, Dagmar Amtmann, Claire Z. Kalpakjian, Seung W. Choi, Alan M. Jette, Martin Forchheimer & David Cella Northwestern University F The Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine 2015
Development and initial evaluation of the SCI-FI/AT CrossRef citations 4 Altmetric Research Articles Development and initial evaluation of the SCI-FI/AT Alan M. Jette, Mary D. Slavin, Pengsheng Ni, Pamela A. Kisala, David S. Tulsky, Allen W. Heinemann, Susie Charlifue, Denise G. Tate, Denise Fyffe, Leslie Morse, Ralph Marino, Ian Smith & Steve Williams The Journal Of Spinal Cord Medicine 2015
Using Rasch motor FIM individual growth curves to inform clinical decisions for persons with paraplegia Matsuzawa Y, Dijkers MP Spinal Cord 2014
Relationship of physical therapy inpatient rehabilitation interventions and patient characteristics to outcomes following spinal cord injury: The SCIRehab project Teeter L, Gassaway J, Taylor S, LaBarbera J, McDowell S, Backus D, Zanca J, Natale A, Cabrera J, Smout R, Kreider S, Whiteneck G Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine 2012
Spinal cord injury-functional index: Item banks to measure physical functioning in individuals with spinal cord injury Tulsky DS, Jette AM, Kisala PA, Kalpakjian C, Dijkers MP, Whiteneck G, Ni P, Kirshblum S, Charlifue S, Heinemann AW, Forchheimer M, Slavin MD, Houlihan B, Tate DG, Dyson-Hudson T, Fyffe D, Williams S, Zanca J Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2012
Development and initial evaluation of the spinal cord injury-functional index Jette A, Tulsky DS, Ni P, Kisala PA, Slavin M, Dijkers MP, Heinemann AW, Tate DG, Whiteneck G, Charlifue S, Houlihan B, Williams W, Kirshblum S, Dyson-Hudson T, Zanca J, Fyffe D Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2012
State of the Science Conference in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation 2011: Introduction Boninger ML1, Brienza D, Charlifue S, Chen YY, Curley KC, Graves DE, Groah S, Heinemann AW, Hudson LM, Jackson AB, Johnson KL, Kalpakjian CZ, Kusiak A, Larson KE, Agustin TS, Sherwood AM, Shinowara N, Stripling T, Tate D. Spinal Cord 2012
Secondary health conditions in individuals aging with SCI: Terminology, concepts and analytic approaches. Jensen MP1, Molton IR, Groah SL, Campbell ML, Charlifue S, Chiodo A, Forchheimer M, Krause JS, Tate D. Spinal Cord 2012
Mechanical ventilation, health, and quality of life following spinal cord injury Charlifue S, Apple D, Burns SP, Chen D, Cuthbert JP, Donovan WH, Lammertse DP, Meade MA, Pretz CR Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2011
Marital status, marital transitions, well-being, and spinal cord injury: An examination of the effects of sex and time Kalpakjian, CZ.; Houlihan, B; Meade, MA.; Karana-Zebari, D; Heinemann, A; Dijkers, M; Wierbicky, J; Charlifue, S Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2011
The influence of secondary conditions on job acquisition and retention in adults with spinal cord injury Meade, MA; Forchheimer, MB, Krause, JS, Charlifue, S Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2011
Measuring participation enfranchisement Heinemann AW, Lai J-S, Magasi S, Hammel J, Corrigan JD, Bogner JA, Whiteneck GG Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2011
Changes in employment status and earnings after spinal cord injury: A pilot comparison from pre to post injury Krause, J. S., Edles, P., & Charlifue, S. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation 2011
The SCIRehab project: Analyzing multidisciplinary inpatient spinal cord injury rehabilitation treatment -- second pha Whiteneck G, Gassaway J, Dijkers MP, Hammond FM, Lammertse DP Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine 2011
The SCIRehab project: Treatment time spent in SCI rehabilitation: Physical therapy treatment time during inpatient spinal cord injury rehabilitation Taylor-Schroeder S, LaBarbera J, McDowell S, Zanca JM, Natale A, Mumma S, Gassaway J, Backus D Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine 2011
The SCIRehab project: Treatment time spent in SCI rehabilitation: Occupational therapy treatment time during inpatient spinal cord injury rehabilitation Foy T, Perritt G, Thimmaiah D, Heisler L, Offutt JL, Cantoni K, Hseih CH, Gassaway J, Ozelie R, Backus D Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine 2011
The SCIRehab project: Treatment time spent in SCI rehabilitation: Speech language pathology treatment time during inpatient spinal cord injury rehabilitation: The SCIRehab project. Brougham R, David DS, Adornato V, Gordan W, Dale B, Georgeadis AC, Gassaway J Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine 2011
Issues affecting the selection of participation measurement in outcomes research and clinical trials Whiteneck, GG Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2010
Aging with spinal cord injury Charlifue S., Jha A., Lammertse D. PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA 2010
Alcohol abuse and SCI Holicky, R. Paraplegia News 2010
ICF Core Sets for individuals with spinal cord injury in the early post-acute context Kirchberger I., Cieza A., Biering-Sorensen F., Baumberger M., Charlifue S., Post M.M.W., Campbell R., Kovindha A.,Ring H., Sinnott A., Kostanjsek N., Stucki G. Spinal Cord 2010
ICF Core Sets for individuals with spinal cord injury in the long-term context Cieza A., Kirchberger I., Biering-Sorensen F., Baumberger M., Charlifue S., Post M.M.W., Campbell R., Kovindha A., Ring H., Sinnott A., Kostanjsek N., Stucki G. Spinal Cord 2010
Identification of the most common problems in functioning of individuals with spinal cord injury using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health Kirchberger I, Biering-Sorensen F, Charlifue S, Baumberger M, Campbell R, Kovindha A, Ring H, Sinnott A, Scheuringer M, Stucki G Spinal Cord 2010
Laid-back recreation Holicky, R. Paraplegia News 2010
Objective and subjective measures: Assessment of three measures of participation among people with spinal cord injuries Forchheimer, M. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation 2010
Online Health and Wellness Series Holicky, R. Paraplegia News 2009
Healthcare Hotline Holicky, R, Paraplegia News 2009
Difficult to measure constructs: conceptual and methodological issues concerning participation and environmental factors Whiteneck, G.; Dijkers, M.P. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2009
Difficult to measure constructs: conceptual and methodological issues concerning participation and environmental factors Whiteneck G., Dijkers M.P. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2009
Weight loss solutions Holicky, R. Paraplegia News 2009
Functional recovery measures for spinal cord injury: An evidence-based review for clinical practice and research Anderson, K.; Aito, S.; Atkins, M.; Biering-Sorensen, F.; Charlifue, S.; Curt, A.; Ditunno, J.; Glass, C.; Marino, R.; Marshall, R.; Mulcahey, M. J.; Post, M.; Savic, G.; Scivoletto, G.; Catz, A. Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine 2008
Living well: Life after high-level SCI Holicky R Paraplegia News 2008
Living well: ICF focus groups Holicky, R. Paraplegia News 2008
Untethering Holicky, R. Paraplegia News 2008
Living well: Revamping rehab Holicky, R. Paraplegia News 2007
Living well: Measuring participation after SCI Holicky, R. Paraplegia News 2007
Neuroimaging in traumatic spinal cord injury: An evidence-based review for clinical practice and research Lammertse, D.; Dungan, D.; Dreisbach, J.; Falci, S.; Flanders, A.; Marino, R.; Schwartz, E. J Spinal Cord Med 2007
Quality of life and health in the last years after spinal cord injury Whiteneck, G.; Forchheimer, M.; Krause, J. S. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation 2007
Gardening: Can ya dig it? Brooks, C. A. PN/Paraplegia News 2005
Living well: A gift of peace Brooks, C. A. PN/Paraplegia News 2005
Living well: Baby, it's cold outside Brooks, C. A. PN/Paraplegia News 2005
Living well: Help for aches and pains Brooks, C. A. PN/Paraplegia News 2005
Living well: Spinal-cord cysts and tethering Brooks, C. A. PN/Paraplegia News 2005
Neurorehabilitation of spinal cord injuries following lightning and electrical trauma Lammertse, Daniel P. NeuroRehabilitation 2005
Neurorehabilitation of spinal cord injuries following lightning and electrical trauma Lammertse, Daniel P. NeuroRehabilitation 2005
Testosterone screening among men admitted to acute inpatient rehabilitation Acuff, Michael E.; Clark, Mary; Hagglund, Kristofer J.; Schopp, Laura H. American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2004
Environmental barriers Brooks, C. A. PN/Paraplegia News 2004
Four-legged assistants Brooks, C. A. PN/Paraplegia News 2004
Aging with spinal cord injury: Changes in selected health indices and life satisfaction Charlifue, Susan; Lammertse, Daniel P.; Adkins, Rodney H. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2004
Research from the model spinal cord injury systems: Findings from the current 5-year grant cycle Lammertse, Daniel P.; Jackson, Amie B.; Sipski, Marca L. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2004
Environmental factors and their role in participation and life satisfaction after spinal cord injury Whiteneck, Gale; Meade, Michelle A.; Dijkers, Marcel; Tate, Denise G.; Bushnik, Tamara; Forchheimer, Martin B. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2004
Quantifying environmental factors: A measure of physical, attitudinal, service, productivity, and policy barriers Whiteneck, Gale G.; Harrison-Felix, Cynthia L.; Mellick, David C.; Brooks, C. A.; Charlifue, Susan B.; Gerhart, Ken A. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2004
A view of the future model spinal cord injury system through the prism of past achievements and current challenges Ditunno, John F., Jr.; Apple, David F.; Burns, Anthony S.; Donovan, William H.; Hagglund, Kristofer J.; Lammertse, Daniel P.; Ragnarsson, Kristjan J.; Waters, Robert L.; Tate, Denise G.; Tulsky, David S. Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine 2003
Factors associated with survival after bladder cancer in spinal cord injury Groah, Suzanne L.; Lammertse, Daniel P. Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine 2003
Establishing a support network for caregivers Holicky, Richard Paraplegia News 2003
Spinal cord medicine: Principles and practice Lin, Vernon W.; Cardenas, Diana D.; Cutter, Nancy C.; Frost, Frederick S.; Hammond, Margaret C.; Lindblom, Laurie B.; Perkash, Inder; Waters, Robert; Woolsey, Robert M. N/A 2003
Excess risk of bladder cancer in spinal cord injury: Evidence for an association between indwelling catheter use and bladder cancer Groah, S. L.; Weitzenkamp, D. A.; Lammertse, D. P.; Whiteneck, G. G.; Lezotte, D. C.; Hamman, R. F. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2002
Predictors of personal care assistance for people with spinal cord injury Weitzenkamp, D. A.; Whiteneck, G. G.; Lammertse, D. P. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2002
Ageing with spinal cord injury: Cross-sectional and longitudinal effects Weitzenkamp, D. A.; Jones, R. H.; Whiteneck, G. G.; Young, D. A. Spinal Cord 2001
Role of survey research in assessing rehabilitation outcomes Whiteneck, G. G.; Gerhart, K. A. American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2001
How much help should you hire? Gerhart, K. A. PN/Paraplegia News 2000
Health outcomes among American Indians with spinal cord injury Krause, J. S.; Coker, J. L.; Charlifue, S.; Whiteneck, G. G. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2000
Longitudinal outcomes in spinal cord injury: Aging, secondary conditions, and well-being Charlifue, S. W.; Weitzenkamp, D. A.; Whiteneck, G. G. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 1999
Skin: "I can't take the pressure!" Gerhart, K. A. PN/Paraplegia News 1999
Correlates of stress in long-term spinal cord injury Gerhart, K. A.; Weitzenkamp, D. A.; Kennedy, P.; Glass, C. A.; Charlifue, S. W. Spinal Cord 1999
Ageing with spinal cord injury: The impact of spousal support Holicky, R.; Charlifue, S. Disability and Rehabilitation 1999
Depression and subjective well-being among 97 American Indians with spinal cord injury: A descriptive study Krause, J. S.; Coker, J.; Charlifue, S.; Whiteneck, G. G. Rehabilitation Psychology 1999
Health behaviors among American Indians with spinal cord injury: Comparison with data from the 1996 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Krause, J. S.; Coker, J.; Charlifue, S.; Whiteneck, G. G. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 1999
The effect of tidal volumes on the time to wean persons with high tetraplegia from ventilators Peterson, W. P.; Barbalata, L.; Brooks, C. A.; Gerhart, K. A.; Mellick, D. C.; Whiteneck, G. G. Spinal Cord 1999
Colostomies: the good, the bad, and the ugly Weitzenkamp, D.; Gerhart, K. PN/Paraplegia News 1999
Predicting community reintegration after spinal cord injury from demographic and injury characteristics Whiteneck, G.; Tate, D.; Charlifue, S. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 1999
Long-term survival in spinal cord Injury: a fifty year investigation 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. Spinal Cord 1998
The big bad bowels Weitzenkamp, D. PN/Paraplegia News 1998
The advanced practice nurse in rehabilitation as an interdisciplinary team leader Allison, P. In K. Johnson (Ed.), Core curriculum for advanced practice nursing in rehabilitation. Glenview, IL: Rehabilitation Nursing Foundation 1997
Approaching health and wellness issues for those with high-level spinal cord injury Chase, T. M. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation 1997
Diagnosis and treatment of esophageal perforations in cervical spinal cord injury Dahlberg, C.; Lanig, I. S.; Kenna, M.; Long, S. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation 1997
Assessing medical rehabilitation practices: the promise of outcomes research Fuhrer, Marcus J. N/A 1997
Quality of life: the danger of differing perceptions Gerhart, K. A. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation 1997
Follow-up study of individuals with high tetraplegia (C1-C4) 10 to 21 years postinjury Hall, K. M.; Harper, B.; Whiteneck, G. G. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation 1997
What consumers tell us Holicky, R. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation 1997
Ventilator weaning for the patient with high-level tetraplegia Johnson, K.; Grant, T.; Peterson, P. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation 1997
Collaborative admission and discharge planning for the individual with high tetrapegia and ventilator dependency Johnson, K.; Tracy, P.; Riccio, S. N.; Jones, S.; Grant, T. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation 1997
Recovery of neurologic function in spinal cord injury: a review of new and experimental therapies Lammertse, D. P. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation 1997
Protocol for ventilator management in high tetraplegia Peterson, P.; Brooks, C. A.; Mellick, D.; Whiteneck, G. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation 1997
Evaluating outcome after spinal cord injury: what determines success? 1996 Donald Munro Lecture Whiteneck, G. G. Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine 1997
Elaborating the model of disablement Whiteneck, G. G.; Fougeyrollas, P.; Gerhart, K. A. Assessing Medical Rehabilitation Practices: The Promise of Outcomes Research 1997
Cost of traumatic spinal cord injury in a population-based registry Johnson, R. L.; Brooks, C. A.; Whiteneck, G. G. Spinal Cord 1996
Utilization and effectiveness of methylprednisolone in a population-based sample of spinal cord injured persons Gerhart, K. A.; Johnson, R. L.; Menconi, J.; Hoffman, R. E.; Lammertse, D. P. Paraplegia 1995