Short Tilte:Pediatric spinal cord injury: Evidence-based practice and outcomes
Journal:Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation
Year, Volume, Issue, Page(s):04, 10, 2, 69-78
Article describes the epidemiology of spinal cord injury (SCI) in children and discusses new surgical and rehabilitation techniques for select aspects of pediatric SCI care. Some of the outcomes of adults with childhood-onset SCI are discussed, the estimated lifetime costs of SCI in children are presented, and the priorities for rehabilitation and research teams are outlined.