Aging with Spinal Cord Injury

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Demos Medical Publishing, Jan 1, 1993 - Family & Relationships - 374 pages
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"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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Contents

Research into the Aging Process
9
Learning from Recent
23
Aging Skin Pressure
39
The Musculoskeletal System
53
The Cardiovascular System
73
The Respiratory System
93
The Genitourinary System
105
The Gastrointestinal System
117
Changing Attitudes
211
What Price Independence?
219
Becoming Successful
229
Personal Perspectives
239
Societal Responses
251
Political Responses
263
Financing Health
275
and Kevin McVeigh
343

The Nervous System
129
The Endocrine System
139
William A Bauman
191
Psychological Adaptation
199
THE PROVIDERS
353
Changing Rehabilitation Where Do We Go From Here?
361
263
371
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