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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.

Issues specific to women with SCI

  1. Alexander MS, Bodner D, Brackett NL, Elliott S, Jackson AB, Sønksen J. Development of international standards to document sexual and reproductive functions after spinal cord injury: preliminary report. J Rehabil Res Dev 2007; 44: 83-90.
  2. Baker ER, Cardenas DD. Pregnancy in spinal cord injured women. Arch Physical Med Rehabil 1996; 77: 501-507.
  3. Boninger ML, Dicianno BE, Cooper RA, Towers JD, Koontz AM, Souza AL. Shoulder magnetic resonance imaging abnormalities, wheelchair propulsion, and gender. Arch Physical Med Rehabil 2003; 84: 1615-1620.
  4. Charlifue S. Research into the aging process. In: Whiteneck GG et al, editors. Aging with a Spinal Cord Injury. Demos Publications. New York, 1993.
  5. Chau L, Hegedus L, Praamsma M, Smith K, Tsukada M, Yoshida K et al. Women living with a spinal cord injury: perceptions about their changed bodies. Qual Health Res 2008; 18: 209-221.
  6. Collinger JL, Boninger ML, Koontz AM, Price R, Sisto SA, Tolerico ML et al. Shoulder biomechanics during the push phase of wheelchair propulsion: a multisite study of persons with paraplegia. Arch Physical Med Rehabil 2008; 89: 667-676.
  7. Jackson AB, Wadley V. A multicenter study of women's self-reported reproductive health after spinal cord injury. Arch Physical Med Rehabil 1999; 80: 1420-1428.
  8. Kalpakjian CZ, Albright KJ. An examination of depression through the lens of spinal cord injury. Comparative prevalence rates and severity in women and men. Women's Health Issues 2006; 16: 380-388.
  9. McColl MA, Charlifue S, Glass C, Lawson N, Savic G. Aging , gender and spinal cord Injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2004;85(3):363-7.
  10. McKinley WO, Jackson AB, Cardenas DD, DeVivo MJ. Long-term medical complications after traumatic spinal cord injury: a regional model systems analysis. Arch Physical Med Rehabil 1999; 80: 1402-1410.
  11. Menz FE, Fredrick E. Gender equity in access, services and benefits for vocational rehabilitation. J Rehabil 1989; 15:31-40.
  12. Ott SM. Osteoporosis in women with spinal cord injuries. Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 2001; 12: 111-131.
  13. Sipski ML, Jackson AB, Gómez-Marín O, Estores I, Stein A. Effects of gender on neurologic and functional recovery after spinal cord injury. Arch Physical Med Rehabil 2004; 85: 1826-1836.
  14. Terbizan AT, Schneeweiss WD. The value of gynaecological examinations in spinal cord injured women. Paraplegia 1983; 21: 266-269.
  15. Wyndaele M, Wyndaele JJ. Incidence, prevalence and epidemiology of spinal cord injury: what learns a worldwide literature survey? Spinal Cord 2006; 44: 523-508.