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Rehabilitation of spinal cord injuries 

Rehabilitation of spinal cord injuries
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Rehabilitation of spinal cord injuries
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B. Gardner

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199550647.003.012045
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date: 14 December 2018

Fragmentation of care is the greatest threat to the treatment of patients with spinal cord injury

Level of injury defines disability

Early care critical to prevent late complications

Tertiary spinal cord injury may occur (e.g. syrinx of the spinal cord)

Complications affect almost all body systems directly or indirectly.

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