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How to use this Website?

This website is for medical and paramedical professionals working in the field of spinal cord injuries. It contains learning modules for the whole team as well as for doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, assistive technologists, social workers, psychologists and peer counsellors. The modules are intended for medical and paramedical students and junior clinicians. Others who have yet not assimilated sufficient knowledge on comprehensive management.

Introduction to SCI

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  • Bickenbach J, Officer A, Shakespeare T, von Groote P, World Health Organization. International perspectives on spinal cord injury: summary. World Health Organization; 2013.
  • Lee BB, Cripps RA, Fitzharris M, Wing PC. The global map for traumatic spinal cord injury epidemiology: update 2011, global incidence rate. Spinal cord. 2014 Feb;52(2):110-6.
  • Bellucci CH, Castro Filho JE, Gomes CM, Bessa Junior Jd, Battistella LR, Souza DR, Scazufca M, Bruschini H, Srougi M, Barros Filho TE. Contemporary trends in the epidemiology of traumatic spinal cord injury: changes in age and etiology. Neuroepidemiology. 2015;44(2):85-90. doi: 10.1159/000371519. Epub 2015 Mar 5. PMID: 25765118.
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  • Chan CW, Eng JJ, Tator CH, Krassioukov A; Spinal Cord Injury Research Evidence Team. Epidemiology of sport-related spinal cord injuries: A systematic review. J Spinal Cord Med. 2016 May;39(3):255-64. doi: 10.1080/10790268.2016.1138601. Epub 2016 Feb 18. PMID: 26864974; PMCID: PMC5073752.
  • Chhabra HS. ISCoS textbook on comprehensive management of spinal cord injuries. Wolters kluwer india Pvt Ltd; 2015.
  • New PW, Marshall R. International Spinal Cord Injury Data Sets for non-traumatic spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord. 2014 Feb;52(2):123-32. doi: 10.1038/sc.2012.160. Epub 2013 Jan 8. PMID: 23295473.