Friday, April 16, 2021

Tag: Nonprofit Organization

The Neurogenic Bowel After SCI

The digestive tract is essentially a long tube that begins at the lips and ends at the anus. After food is swallowed, it moves through the esophagus to the stomach, which is basically a...

Ventilatory Care in Patients with SCI

The breathing muscles are supplied by nerves that emerge from the spinal cord in various locations, from the Cervical through the Lumbar levels. "Even the abdominal muscles are involved in breathing," said Joshua O....

Associations & Orgs

American Paraplegia Society Dedicated to improving the quality of medical care delivered to persons with SCI. Promotes research and the review of scientific findings. American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) Group of medical and other professionals engaged in...

Communities

AccessDome A Global Community dedicated to individuals seeking or offering products, services, information, and participation in ensuring that the Web is accessible to people with disabilities, including people who have physical and neurological disabilities. Beauty Ability Helps...

Disability Directories

Disabilities Online A guide to information concerning disabilities available on the World Wide Web. Database has more than 500 sites - which includes both Canadian and US-focused sites and resources. Created and maintained by editors...

International Orgs

Australasian Spinal Research Trust (Australia) The Trust is dedicated to finding a cure for paralysis via promotion and funding of research and dissemination of information about developments in research. Canadian & American Spinal Research Organization (Canada) An...

Other Resource Sites

ADA - Americans with Disabilities Act U.S. Department of Justice ADA home page. ADA Technical Assistance Program Consisted of a diverse array of projects to further the understanding and implementation of the Act. The program has created...

Life Satisfaction Among Persons with Spinal Cord Injuries

Every year, approximately 10,000 persons in the United States, typically young adults (New Mobility, 1996), seriously injure their spinal cords and become permanently paralyzed. Through advances in medical treatment, most persons survive a spinal...

TYPES OF SPINAL INJURY

Traumatic spinal cord injuries are associated with skeletal and ligamentous as well as intraspinal pathology. The most common Cervical level for spinal cord injury is C5, followed by C6 and then C4. T12...