August 2008
PN;Aug2008, Vol. 62 Issue 8, p74
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The article reports that women should monitor their bodies and be alert to changes caused by spinal-cord injury (SCI) and menopause. It is said that changes in skin, bladder, bowel and temperature regulation, and blood pressure should be watched. It is suggested that women should have a regular gynecological care.


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