Friday, May 24, 2024

Tag: Ventilator

Paralyzed in Florida, man moving to Utah in hopes of walking again

BY TAL ABBADY - South Florida Sun-Sentinel DELRAY BEACH, Fla. - (KRT) - He once was a swimmer and scuba diver whose idea of a...

Andrew Stephen on a quadriplegic’s death sentence

For those of you who cannot conceive of the US as a cruel country, read the tale of the young quadriplegic condemned to death...

Determined to walk

Paralyzed Delray Beach man working make his wheelchair history by Dale M. King At the youthful age of 25, Kevin Mullin of Delray Beach knows how...

Reeve Courageously Backed Stem Cell Research/ CureParalysisNow mourns the loss of THE GREATEST SCI...

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Christopher Reeve, the paralyzed actor who died nine years after a riding accident, worked tirelessly...

`Superman’ star became real-life fighter for spinal cord research

MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. - Christopher Reeve, the chiseled, strapping "Superman" of celluloid who became another kind of hero as a force for spinal cord...

D.C. Jail Stay Ends in Death For Quadriplegic Md. Man

Care Provided by Hospital, Corrections Dept. in Question By Henri E. Cauvin - Washington Post Staff Writer Jonathan Magbie, a 27-year-old Mitchellville man, was sent to...

Do people with SCI die sooner?

Yes, before World War II, most people who sustained SCI died within weeks of their injury due to urinary dysfunction, respiratory infection or...

Do people with SCI ever get better?

Yes, before World War II, most people who sustained SCI died within weeks of their injury due to urinary dysfunction, respiratory infection or...

How is acute spinal cord injury treated?

Acute spinal cord injury refers to hours or days after spinal cord injury during which continued deterioration or tissue damage may occur. Shortly...

Second chance at life

On a random Saturday morning in 2000, Jim Beckley was sitting down with his wife Ellen discussing how exhausted he had been at his...