The management of traumatic spinal cord injuries in adults: a review

Phillip Correia Copley, Aimun A. B. Jamjoom, Sadaquate Khan

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    Abstract

    Traumatic spinal cord injury is a devastating disease with the potential for lasting effects on the patient, their families and caregivers, and the wider society. This article reviews the incidence, demographics, pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis and treatment of spinal cord injury in adults.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)255-265
    Number of pages11
    JournalOrthopaedics and Trauma
    Volume34
    Issue number5
    Early online date4 Aug 2020
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Oct 2020

    Keywords

    • adults
    • epidemiology
    • imaging
    • pathophysiology
    • rehabilitation
    • spinal cord injury
    • surgery
    • traumatic
    • treatment

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