Fall 2012: Volume 21, Number 3
- SCI-CARE study: Finding better ways to care for our patients
The Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System (NWRSCIS) is starting an exciting new study that hopes to improve the lives of individuals with spinal cord injuries (SCIs) by doing a better job of managing three common, inter-related health problems: chronic pain, physical inactivity and depression.
- UW Rehabilitation Medicine outstanding in patient care and research
- Recent SCI-related publications by UW faculty
A selection of articles, books and chapters in peer-reviewed publications.
- SCI Forum: Pressure ulcers can wreck your life! Preventing and managing skin problems after spinal cord injury
Pressure ulcers are a serious and scary matter. This presentation explains why you need to take skin care seriously and includes vital information about preventing pressure ulcers, inspecting your skin, recognizing early signs of skin breakdown, treatment options available, monitoring and managing healing and much more. Photos of pressure ulcers in different stages are also included.
- Literature Review: 12 abstracts of medical journal articles on SCI topics
Read about recent research findings on cardiovascular problems, spasticity, testosterone deficiency and other topics related to having a spinal cord injury.
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