Chapter 11. Rehabilitation of Patients with Spinal Cord Injury

  1. Rebecca Jester
  1. Nicki Bellinger

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470775028.ch11

Advancing Practice in Rehabilitation Nursing

Advancing Practice in Rehabilitation Nursing

How to Cite

Bellinger, N. (2007) Rehabilitation of Patients with Spinal Cord Injury, in Advancing Practice in Rehabilitation Nursing (ed R. Jester), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470775028.ch11

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 24 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405125086

Online ISBN: 9780470775028

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Keywords:

  • spinal cord injury;
  • health care system;
  • sensory nuclei;
  • spinal nerves;
  • digestion

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Incidence and Aetiology of SCI

  • Function of the Spinal Cord and Systems

  • Patient Assessment and Management

  • Sexual Issues

  • Risk Management of SCI Patients

  • Autonomic Dysreflexia

  • Conclusions

  • References