Aging with Spinal Cord Injury
"This is the first comprehensive evaluation of the aging process in spinal cord injured individuals, providing a view of SCI and aging from the perspectives of research, physiology, psychosocial data, the SCI survivor, society, and health care providers.
It is an invaluable contribution to the literature on spinal cord injury, and will be welcomed by all professionals, as well as by those in related fields and by individuals with spinal cord injury."
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