Results for: Spinal Cord Injury

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What is an Acute Spinal Cord Injury?

Answer . The spinal cord runs down your back from the base of the brain down to the level of your abdomen. It contains bundles of nerve fibers (axons) that connect the bod (MORE)
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Spinal cord injury respirator?

In the acute phase of recovery from spinal cord injury, the patient will need to be on a respirator if they are in a coma or otherwise unable to breathe on their own. The seve (MORE)
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Spinal cord injuries can result in?

Depending on the type of spinal cord injury, the result can be a total loss and movement below the level of injury, loss of movement with preserved sensation, or visa versa.
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What is the Pathophysiology of Spinal Cord Injury?

The Pathophysiology of a spinal cord injury is typically defined as damage or trauma to the spinal cord that in turn results in a loss or impaired function, resulting in reduc (MORE)
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Treatment for spinal cord injury?

There are various treatments available for spinal chord injury. Ifyou feel that you have such an injury, consult a doctor.
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Incomplete spinal cord injury?

An incomplete spinal cord injury happens when only part of the spinal cord is damaged. This will result in a variety of residual muscle control, sensation or both.
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What is the prognosis for spinal cord injuries?

prognosis.depends on the location and extent of injury. Injuries of the neck above C4 with significant involvement of the diaphragm hold the gravest prognosis.85% of SCI patie (MORE)
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What causes spinal cord injuries?

A spinal contusion or bruise.Spinal compression. Lacerations.Spinal transection.Most spinal cord injuries involve two or more of these types of damage. The typical patient.is. (MORE)
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What are the demographics of spinal cord injuries?

10,000 new.(SCIs) occur each year in the United States. The typical patient.is a man between the ages of 19 and 26, injured in a motor vehicle accident (about 50% of all SCIs) (MORE)