Short Tilte:Neoplastic versus traumatic spinal cord injury: An outcome comparison after inpatient rehabilitation
Journal:Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Year, Volume, Issue, Page(s):99, 80, 10, 1253-1257
Study comparing outcomes of inpatient rehabilitation for persons with neoplastic spinal cord compression (SCC) and traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI). Outcome measures were examined for 29 SCC and 29 SCI patients matched for age, level of injury, and impairment classification. Measures examined included length of stay (LOS), Functional Independence Measure (FIM) scores, FIM change, FIM efficiency, and discharge rates to home.