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Pediatric spinal cord injuries: a case presentation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10646437     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Spinal cord injuries (SCIs) in the pediatric population present a unique challenge to the caregiver in that both the physical injury and the growth and development issues need to be addressed simultaneously. Different types of injuries are anticipated than those seen in adults because of the developmental phases of the pediatric spinal cord. This article will review the differences between the pediatric and adult spinal cords, growth and development, and the types of injuries incurred by this population, followed by a case presentation.
D A Jarosz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Critical care nursing quarterly     Volume:  22     ISSN:  0887-9303     ISO Abbreviation:  Crit Care Nurs Q     Publication Date:  1999 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-01-28     Completed Date:  2000-01-28     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8704517     Medline TA:  Crit Care Nurs Q     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  8-13     Citation Subset:  N    
Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Section of Pediatrics, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Age Factors
Child Development
Child, Hospitalized / psychology*
Critical Care / methods*,  psychology*
Family / psychology
Paraplegia / psychology
Pediatric Nursing / methods*
Spinal Cord Injuries / complications,  nursing*,  psychology*

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