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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.

Prevention of tetraplegia from diving into shallow water

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  2. Bhide, V. M., Edmonds, V. E. & Tator, C. H. Prevention of spinal cord injuries caused by diving: evaluation of the distribution and usage of a diving safety video in high schools.  Injury Prevention 2000;6: 154-56.
  3. DeVivo, M. J. & Sekar, P. Prevention of spinal cord injuries that occur in swimming pools. Spinal Cord 1997;35: 509-15.
  4. Kluger, Y., Jarosz, D., Paul, D. B., Townsend, R. N., & Diamon, D. L. Diving injuries: a preventable catastrophe. The Journal of Trauma 1994;36: 349-51.