How Does the Spinal Cord Work and What Happens to a Person When It Doesn't?; Causes of Spinal Cord Injury and Disease; Health Care after SCI; What Happens During Rehabilitation; Research; Resources.
Michael E. Selzer, MD, PhD. is professor of Neurology at the Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.||Bruce H. Dobkin, MD, FRCP, is Professor of Neurology, University of
A reliable source on this topic... Written in easy-to-understand language, the book includes information on how the spinal cord works and what happens when it is injured, the benefits of rehabilitation, assistive devices that can make life easier, [and] a glossary with commonly used terms for communicating with doctors and caregivers.--Paraplegia News
""A concise, easy-to-understand guide to help spinal cord injury (SCI) patients, their families, loved ones and caregivers better understand the scientific basis for the disabilities that result from SCI, the current medical treatments and rehabilitation management of SCI, and the research directions that point to hope for better functional recovery in the future.""--SciTech Book News