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Spinal cord injury, Australia

Peter J. O"Connor

Spinal cord injury, Australia

2000-01

by Peter J. O"Connor

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Published by Australian Institute of Health and Welfare in Canberra .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia
    • Subjects:
    • Spinal cord -- Wounds and injuries -- Australia -- Statistics.

    • About the Edition

      Information on 259 new cases of spinal cord injury in Australia in the period 2000-2001 ; approximately one third were due to motor vehicle accidents. 92 cases resulted in incomplete tetraplegia.

      Edition Notes

      StatementPeter O"Connor.
      GenreStatistics.
      SeriesInjury research and statistics series,, no. 16.
      ContributionsAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRD594.3 .O28 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 15 p. :
      Number of Pages15
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3762691M
      ISBN 101740242424
      LC Control Number2003467487
      OCLC/WorldCa52867890

      The spinal cord is a vital part of the central nervous system; even a small injury can lead to severe disability. In the US, there are approximately , people living with traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI), with o more becoming disabled each year. Learning to live with SCI can be a challenge to any individual, caregiver or family. Currently, a series of three multicenter RCTs (“SCIPA”: Spinal Cord Injury & Physical Activity) involving all eight spinal units in Australia and New Zealand are being undertaken to examine the effects of exercising the paralyzed limbs on driving neurological recovery, function, and quality of life.

      Carroll CM. Spinal cord injuries in Arkansas due to violence: Spinal Cord. Jun; 35 (6)– Athanasou JA, Brown DJ, Murphy GC. Vocational achievements following spinal cord injury in Australia. Disabil Rehabil. Apr; 18 (4)– Get this from a library! Work-related spinal cord injury: Australia, [Peter O'Connor; Flinders University. Centre for Injury Studies.].

      Spinal cord injury (SCI) is known to cause immune system dysfunction, which increases the risk of infections. This, in turn, increases hospitalizations and premature death. Immune cells are made. Every year between and people suffer a spinal cord injury, with road traffic crashes, falls and violence as the three leading causes. People with spinal cord injury are two to five times more likely to die prematurely. They also have lower rates of school enrollment and economic.


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