Short Tilte:A view of the future model spinal cord injury system through the prism of past achievements and current challenges
Journal:Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine
Year, Volume, Issue, Page(s):03, 26, 2, 110-115
Article examines contributions of the Model Spinal Cord Injury System (MSCIS) program toward the evaluation and care of individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI) and discusses challenges to the program's future. The information is based on retrospective review of the literature and integration of recent reported findings from panel presentation and publications regarding the MSCIS from 2000 through 2005. Achievements in service comprehensiveness, dissemination and education activities, and research contributions are discussed.