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Title: Survival following spinal cord infarction.
Epworth Authors: New, Peter
Other Authors: McFarlane, Caroline
Keywords: Rehabilitation.
Spinal Cord Injuries.
Survival Rate.
Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine.
Epworth-Monash Rehabilitation Medicine Unit, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Issue Date: Jun-2013
Citation: Spinal Cord. 2013 Jun;51(6):453-6. doi: 10.1038/sc.2013.14. Epub 2013 Mar 26.
Abstract: Study design: Retrospective open cohort. Objectives: To calculate the survival of patients with spinal cord infarction and to compare the cause of death in patients with different mechanisms of ischaemic injury. Setting: Spinal Rehabilitation Unit, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Methods: Consecutive admissions between 1 January 1995 and 31 December 2008 with recent onset of spinal cord infarction. Linkage to the Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages (Victoria) was used to determine survival following discharge from in-patient rehabilitation and cause of death.
DOI: doi: 10.1038/sc.2013.14.
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ISSN: 1476-5624
Journal Title: Spinal Cord.
Type: Journal Article
Affiliated Organisations: Spinal Rehabilitation Unit, Caulfield Hospital, Alfred Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Epworth-Monash Rehabilitation Unit, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic., Australia.
Type of Clinical Study or Trial: Cohort Study
Appears in Collections:Neurosciences

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