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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.

Management of spinal cord injuries after disasters and emergencies

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  2. Chackungal S, Nickerson JW, Knowlton LM, Black L, Burkle FM, Casey K et al. Best practice guidelines on surgical response in disasters and humanitarian emergencies: report of the 2011 Humanitarian Action Summit Working Group on Surgical Issues within the Humanitarian Space. Prehosp Disaster Med 2011; 26: 429-437.
  3. http://www.whirlwindwheelchair.org/whirlwinds-approach/
  4. http://www.motivation.org.uk/our-products/wheelchairs/
  5. http://www.who.int/disabilities/publications/technology/wheelchairguidelines/en/