SCI and Combat

November 2006
PN;Nov2006, Vol. 60 Issue 11, p70
Trade Publication
The article reports developments on the statistics of the veterans suffering from spinal-cord injury (SCI), a damage to the spinal cord that results in a loss of function such as mobility or feeling. Frequent causes of damage are trauma in a car accident, gunshot, and falls. The Department of Veterans Affairs reported that since the start of the military events in Afghanistan and Iraq, more than 250 service personnel have sustained life-altering CSIs.


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