Friday, April 16, 2021

Tag: Spinal Cord Injury Education

Medical Supplies

1-800-Wheelchair Large selection of home medical equipment that welcome Medicare, Medicaid and most major insurance. Provides products that allow a more independent life style, including; wheelchairs, bedroom & bathroom assistance products, walkers and accessories. DS Medical A...

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...

Average yearly expenses?

Average Yearly Expenses Severity of Injury First Year Each Subsequent Year High Quad(C1-C4) $572,178 $102,491 Low Quad(C5-C8) $369,488 $41,983 Paraplegia $209,074 $21,274 Incomplete any Level $168,627 $11,817 These figures do not include any indirect costs such as losses in wages, fringe benefits and productivity which could average almost $49,312...

Spinal cord injuries often missed, mismanaged – In House

Despite a growing awareness of the association between automobile accidents and spinal cord injuries, a recent British study shows that nearly one in 10 such injuries is being missed in acute care settings. Poonnoose and...

First-ever guidelines for spinal cord injuries.

How spinal cord injuries (SCI) are managed--especially in the critical early stages--has a profound effect on a patient's outcome. The publication of the first comprehensive SCI, treatment guidelines is an important step in standardizing...

Laserpuncture is a New Treatment for SCI?

LASERPUNCTURE FOR SPINAL CORD INJURY Laurance Johnston, Ph.D. Laserpuncture is generating much attention in France and other parts of Europe as an alternative medicine treatment for spinal cord injury (SCI) and related physical disabilities. As...

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...

Exacerbating cervical spine injury by applying a hard collar.

Neck immobilisation is vital in patients with suspected Cervical spine injuries and generally involves applying a hard cervical collar--usually by ambulance crew, nurses, or junior doctors. We present the case of a patient with...

A Comparison Between People with Spinal Cord Injuries

Spinal cord injury (SCI) is a severe traumatic Disability that occurs suddenly and affects both sensory and Motor functions. According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center 1999), there are about 203,000 persons...