University of Alabama at Birmingham Spinal Cord Injury Model System

The University of Alabama at Birmingham Spinal Cord Injury Model System (UAB-SCIMS) has been a SCIMS since 1972. The UAB-SCIMS operates within the UAB Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, which is located at Spain Rehabilitation Center in the UAB Hospital complex. Here it establishes and maintains links with emergency medical service agencies throughout the state, with state vocational rehabilitation and long-term follow-up programs.

UAB Spinal Cord Injury Model System Publications

 

Title Author Journal Year
Weight matters: Physical and psychosocial well being of persons with spinal cord injury in relation to body mass index Chen Y, Cao Y, Allen V, Richards JS Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2011
Future directions for spinal cord injury research: Recent developments and model systems contributions Tate, D; Boninger, M;Jackson, A Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2011
Research update: Up in smoke? Klebine, P PN: Paraplegia News 2010
Recommendations for the use of common outcome measures in traumatic brain injury research Wilde, EA; Whiteneck, GG; Bogner, J; Bushnik, T; Cifu, DX; Dikmen, S; French, L; Giacino, JT.; Hart, T; Malec, JF; Millis, SR; Novack, TA; Sherer, M; Tulsky, DS; Vanderploeg, RD; von Steinbuechel, N Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2010
Evaluating the qulity of acute rehabilitation care for pains with spinal cord injury: an extended Donabedian model Qu H., Shewchuk R.M., Chen Y., Richards J.S., Quality Management in Health Care 2010
Depressive symptoms and pain evaluations among persons with chronic pain: catastrophizing, but not pain acceptance, shows significant effects Richardson E., Ness T., Doleys D., Banos J., Cianfrini L., Richards J. Pain 2009
Outcome measures in spinal cord injury: recent assessments and recommendations for future directions Alexander M.,Anderson K.,Biering-Sorensen F.,Blight A.,Brannon R.,Bryce G.,Creasey A.,Catz A.,Curt A.,Donovan W.,Ditunno J.,Ellaway P.,Finnerup N.,Graves D.,Haynes B.,Heinemann A.,Jackson A.,Johnston M.,Kalpakjian C.,Kleitman N.,Krassioukov A.,Krogh K,Lam Spinal Cord 2009
Reliability and validity of the International Spianl Cord Injury Basic Pain Data Set items as self-report measures Jensen M.P., Widerstrom-Noga E., Richards J.S., Finnerup N.B., Biering-Sorensen F., Cardenas D.D. Spinal Cord 2009
Outcome measures for gait and ambulation in the spinal cord injury population Jackson, A. B.; Ditunno, J. F.; Read, M. S.; Williams, S.; Donovan, W.; Boninger, M.; Schmeler, M.; Carnel, C. Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine 2008
A longitudinal study of joint pain following SCI: Concurrent trends in participation, depression, and the effects of smoking Richardson, E; Richards J; Sutphin S. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation 2007
Pain after spinal cord injury: An evidenced-based review for clinical practice and research. Report of the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research Spinal Cord Injury Measures meeting Bryce, T. N.; Norrbrink; Budh, C.; Cardenas, D. D.; Dijkers, M.; Felix, E. R.; Finnerup, N. B.; Kennedy, P.; Lundeberg, T.; Richards, J. S.; Rintala, D. H.; Siddall, P.; Widerstrom-Noga, E. J Spinal Cord Med 2007
Spinal cord injury pain classification: History, current trends, and commentary Richards, J. S.; Siddall, P.; Bryce, T.; Dijkers, M.; Cardenas, D. D. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation 2007
Social problem-solving abilities and psychological adjustment of persons in low vision rehabilitation. Dreer, Laura E.; Elliott, Timothy R.; Fletcher, Donald C.; Swanson, Marsha Rehabilitation Psychology 2005
Spinal cord injury pain: Impact, classification, treatment trends, and implications from translational research Richards, J. Scott Rehabilitation Psychology 2005
Symptoms of major depression in people with spinal cord injury: Implications for screening Bombardier, Charles H.; Richards, J. Scott; Krause, James S.; Tulsky, David; Tate, Denise G. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2004
Gender and minority differences in the pain experience of people with spinal cord injury Cardenas, Diana D.; Bryce, Thomas N.; Shem, Kazuko; Richards, J. Scott; Elhefni, Hanaa Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2004
Epidemiology of spinal cord injury in children and adolescents DeVivo, Michael J.; Vogel, Lawrence C. Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine 2004
A demographic profile of new traumatic spinal cord injuries: Change and stability over 30 years Jackson, Amie B.; Dijkers, Marcel; DeVivo, Michael J.; Poczatek, Robert B. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2004
Health status, community integration, and economic risk factors for mortality after spinal cord injury Krause, James S.; DeVivo, Michael J.; Jackson, Amie B. 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
Pediatric spinal cord injury: Evidence-based practice and outcomes Mulcahey, M. J.; Anderson, Caroline J.; Vogel, Lawrence C.; DeVivo, Michael J.; Betz, Randal R.; McDonald, Craig Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation 2004
The epidemiology of secondary conditions following spinal cord injury Richards, J. Scott; Waites, Ken; Chen, Yu Ying; Kogos, Steve; Schmitt, M. M. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation 2004
Verbal learning ability and adjustment to recent-onset spinal cord injury Schmitt, Margaret M.; Elliott, Timothy R. Rehabilitation Psychology 2004
Social problem solving abilities and psychosocial impairment among individuals recuperating from surgical repair for severe pressure sores Shanmugham, Kalpana; Elliott, Timothy R.; Palmatier, Andrew NeuroRehabilitation 2004
Effects of gender on neurologic and functional recovery after spinal cord injury Sipski, Marca L.; Jackson, Amie B.; Gomez-Marin, Orlando; Estores, Irene; Stein, Adam Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2004
Urinary stone formation after spinal cord injury: Risk and risk factors Chen, Yuying; DeVivo, Michael J.; Lloyd, L. Keith Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation 2003
Use of topiramate for spinal cord injury-related pain Dinoff, Beth L.; Richards, Scott; Ness, Timothy J. Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine 2003
Just for women Klebine, Phil; Hale, Peg PN/Paraplegia News 2003
Respiratory health Klebine, Phil; Lindsey, Linda PN/Paraplegia News 2003
Age and spinal cord injury: An emphasis on outcomes among the elderly Putzke, John D.; Barrett, John J.; Richards, J. Scott; DeVivo, Michael J. Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine 2003
Interrater reliability of the international association for the study of pain and Tunks' spinal cord injury pain classification schemes. American Putzke, John D.; Richards, J. Scott; Ness, Timothy; Kezar, Laura Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2003
Movement disorders sourcebook Shannon, Joyce B. N/A 2003
Estimating life expectancy for use in determining lifetime costs of care Devivo, M. J. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation 2002
Presidential address: Defining our common ground to reach new horizons Elliott, T. R. Rehabilitation Psychology 2002
Alcohol abuse history and adjustment following spinal cord injury Elliott, T. R.; Kurylo, M.; Chen, Y.; Hicken, B. Rehabilitation Psychology 2002
Race: Predictor versus proxy variable? Outcomes after spinal cord injury Putzke, J. D.; Hicken, B. L.; Richards, J. S. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2002
Predictors of life satisfaction: A spinal cord injury cohort study Putzke, J. D.; Richards, J. S.; Hicken, B. L.; DeVivo, M. J. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2002
Impact of demographic and medical factors on satisfaction with life after spinal cord injury: A normative study Dowler, Rachael; Richards, Scott; Putzke, John D.; Gordon, Wayne; Tate, Denise Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine 2001
Bladder management and quality of life after spinal cord injury Hicken, B. L.; Putzke, J. D.; Richards, J. S. American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2001
Rey Auditory Verbal Learning Test (AVLT) performance in individuals with recent-onset spinal cord injury Kurylo, M.; Temple, R. O.; Elliott, T. R.; Crawford, D. Rehabilitation Psychology 2001
Nursing home residence: Quality of life among individuals with spinal cord injury Putzke, J. D.; Richards, J. S. American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2001
Pain after spinal cord injury: Important predictors, outcomes, and future directions in cost-effectiveness analysis Putzke, J. D.; Richards, J. S. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation 2001
Gunshot versus nongunshot spinal cord injury: Acute care and rehabilitation outcomes Putzke, J. D.; Richards, J. S.; Devivo, M. J. American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2001
Epidemiology of extraspinal fractures associated with acute spinal cord injury Wang, C. M.; Chen, Y.; DeVivo, M. J.; Huang, C. T. Spinal Cord 2001
Gender and its impact on postacute secondary medical complications following spinal cord injury Burns, A. S.; Putzke, J. D.; Richards, J. S.; Jackson, A. B. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation 2000
Consumers + research = risks & rewards. Klebine, P. PN/Paraplegia News 2000
Predictors of pain 1 year post-spinal cord injury Putzke, John D.; Richards, J. Scott; DeVivo, Michael J. Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine 2000
Quality of life after spinal cord injury: developmental issues in late adolescence and young adulthood Putzke, J. D.; Richards, J. S.; Dowler, R. N. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation 2000
The impact of pain in spinal cord injury: A case-control study Putzke, J. D.; Richards, J. S.; Dowler, R. N. Rehabilitation Psychology 2000
Personality disorder characteristics and adjustment following spinal cord injury Temple, R. O.; Elliott, T. R. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation 2000
Discharge disposition from model spinal cord injury care system rehabilitation programs DeVivo, M. J. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 1999
Recent trends in mortality and causes of death among persons with spinal cord injury DeVivo, M. J.; Krause, J. S.; Lammertse, D. P. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 1999
Caregiver social problem-solving abilities and family member adjustment to recent-onset physical disability Elliott, T. R.; Shewchuk, R. M.; Richards, J. S. Rehabilitation Psychology 1999
A multicenter study of women's self-reported reproductive health after spinal cord injury Jackson, A. B.; Wadley, V. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 1999
Food for thought Klebine, P. Paraplegia News 1999
Employment after spinal cord injury: An analysis of cases from the Model Spinal Cord Injury Systems Krause, J. S.; Kewman, D.; DeVivo, M. J.; Maynard, F.; Coker, J.; Roach, M. J.; Ducharme, S. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 1999
Long-term medical complications after traumatic spinal cord injury: A regional model systems analysis McKinley, W. O.; Jackson, A. B.; Cardenas, D. D.; DeVivo, M. J. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 1999
Recent demographic and injury trends in people served by the Model Spinal Cord Injury Care Systems Nobunaga, A. I.; Go, B. K.; Karunas, R. B. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 1999
Access to the environment and life satisfaction after spinal cord injury Richards, J. S.; Bombardier, C. H.; Tate, D.; Dijkers, M.; Gordon, W.; Shewchuk, R.; DeVivo, M. J. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 1999
History, implementation, and current status of the National Spinal Cord Injury Database Stover, S. L.; DeVivo, M. J.; Go, B. K. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 1999
Causes and costs of spinal cord injury in the United States DeVivo, M. J. Spinal Cord 1997
Prevention of spinal cord injuries that occur in swimming pools DeVivo, M. J.; Sekar, P. Spinal Cord 1997
Comparison of long-term renal function after spinal cord injury using different urinary management methods Sekar, P.; Wallace, D. D.; Waites, K. B.; DeVivo, M. J.; Lloyd, L. K.; Stover, S. L.; Dubovsky, E. V. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 1997
Outcomes of post-spinal cord injury marriages DeVivo, M. J.; Hawkins, L. N.; Richards, J. S.; Go, B. K. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 1995
Predicting unplanned hospitalizations in persons with spinal cord injury Ivie, C. S.; DeVivo, M. J. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 1994
Causes of death during the first 12 years after spinal cord injury DeVivo, M. J.; Black, K. J.; Stover, S. L. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 1993
A cross-sectional study of the relationship between age and current health status for persons with spinal cord injuries DeVivo, M. J.; Shwechuk, R. M.; Stover, S. L.; Black, K. J.; Go, B. K. Paraplegia 1992