Short Tilte:Model spinal cord injury system trends, and implications for the future
Journal:Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Year, Volume, Issue, Page(s):99, 80, 11, 1514-1521
Article analyzing trends in the medical care of persons with spinal cord injury (SCI), based on records of the federally-designated Model Spinal Cord Injury Systems. The article first discusses the history of data collection by the Model SCI Systems, then discusses trends related to acute SCI management, clinical outcomes, quality-of-life outcomes (including community integration and employment), health care reimbursement (including managed care).