Living with Spinal Cord Injury: A Wellness Approach
The definitive guide for dealing with the major challenges those with spinal cord injuries face Medical advances have made it possible for those with spinal cord injuries to live an essentially normal life span' and to lead full' meaningful and productive lives. Inevitably' however' spinal injury superimposes special considerations on the routine activities and passages of life' and activities that might once have been easy can in many cases become increasingly difficult. This book identifies medical and nonmedical problems that individuals with SCI face as they get older' while providing practical advice on how to tackle these challenges. Includes information on health finances social support system the effects of aging.
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The Cardiovascular System 1 CHAPTER 1 Introduction Living with Spinal Cord Injury
The Respiratory System
The Gastrointestinal System
The Urinary System
The Musculoskeletal System
Skin and Dental Care
Your Emotional WellBeing
Wheelchairs The Key to Mobility
Vans and Minivans
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