Employment among people with spinal cord injury in 22 countries across the world: results from the International Spinal Cord Injury (InSCI) Community Survey - Post MW, Reinhardt JD, Avellanet M, Escorpizo R, Engkasan JP, Schwegler U, InSCI, Leiulfsrud AS.

OBJECTIVE: To describe the employment situation of people with spinal cord injury (SCI) in 22 countries participating in the International Spinal Cord Injury Community Survey (InSCI), compare observed and predicted employment rates, estimate gaps in employ...
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BACKGROUND: Studies report rates of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) in spinal cord injury (SCI) range between 10 and 60%. This broad estimate of MCI in SCI is most likely a result of: (i) inconsistent operationalization of MCI; (ii) heterogeneity among ind...
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STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective review of data from a prospective database of a Level 1 trauma center. OBJECTIVES: This project aims to identify factors collected during the acute and rehabilitative care following a traumatic spinal cord injury (TSCI) asso...
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PURPOSE: Gunshot wounds are the second leading cause of spinal cord injuries. Surgical intervention for gunshot injury to the spine carries a high rate of complications. There is a scarcity of data on civilian gunshot injuries to the spine in Pakistan. App...
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This study discussed the reports by participants in a randomised controlled trial of a novel intervention for spinal cord injury (SCI) rehabilitation in Cape Town, South Africa. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Sixteen participants were randomised to re...
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BACKGROUND: Traumatic injury to the spine can be a complex diagnostic and therapeutic entity often with devastating consequences. Outside of the isolated vertebral column injury costs; annual costs associated with spinal cord injury (SCI) are estimated to ...
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In response to NIH initiatives to investigate sex as a biological variable in preclinical animal studies, researchers have increased their focus on male and female differences in neurotrauma. Inclusion of both sexes when modeling neurotrauma is leading to ...
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This study aimed to investigate the factor...
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This study explores the experiences of post-injury ca...
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STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective case series. OBJECTIVES: To examine the patterns and relative rates of occurrence of spinal cord injury (SCI) in automobiles compared to motorcycles and bicycles. SETTING: Los Angeles County, California. METHODS: A r...
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STUDY DESIGN: Expert workgroup consensus, focused literature review, and vetting via feedback from international presentations and spinal cord professional membership groups. OBJECTIVES: Develop and refine a basic dataset to enable standardized documen...
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