let's talk about Sex --please!

Ducharme, Stanley
November 2009
PN;Nov2009, Vol. 63 Issue 11, p32
Trade Publication
The article focuses on Sexuality and Reproductive Health in Adults with Spinal Cord Injury: A Clinical Practice Guideline for Health-Care Professionals. It discloses that the guideline is the 11th clinical practice guideline (CPG) published by Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) and The Consortium for Spinal Cord Medicine. The guideline focuses on various topics related to sexuality and reproductive health including sexual counseling, autonomic dysreflexia (AD), and pregnancy.


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