SCI: The First 72 Hours

Wing, Peter
April 2008
PN;Apr2008, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p20
Trade Publication
The article discusses the factors to be considered in performing an early management for people with acute spinal-cord injury (SCI) in the U.S. One factor is the importance of referring to a clinical practice guideline (CPG) which provides evidence-based recommendations for this kind of condition. The author also offers a book entitled "Early Acute Management in Adults with Spinal Cord Injury: A Clinical Practice Guideline for Health-Care Providers." INSET: Expert Advice.


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