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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.

Respiratory function

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  2. Fishburn MJ, Marino RJ, Ditunno JF, Jr. Atelectasis and pneumonia in acute spinal cord injury. Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation 1990; 71: 197-200.
  3. Frankel HL, Coll JR, Charlifue SW, Whiteneck GG, Gardner BP, Jamous MA et al. Long-term survival in spinal cord injury: a fifty year investigation. Spinal cord 1998; 36: 266-274.
  4. Winslow C, Rozovsky J. Effect of spinal cord injury on the respiratory system. American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation / Association of Academic Physiatrists 2003; 82: 803-814.