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Title: Global maps of non-traumatic spinal cord injury epidemiology: towards a living data repository.
Epworth Authors: New, Peter
Other Authors: Cripps, Raymond
Bonne Lee, Bon
Keywords: NTSCI
Non-Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury
International Spinal Cord Society Prevention Committee
Spinal Cord
World Health Organization Regions
World Health Organization Countries
Epworth-Monash Rehabilitation Medicine Unit, Epworth HealthCare, Victoria, Australia
Issue Date: Feb-2014
Publisher: Nature
Citation: Spinal Cord. 2014 Feb;52(2):97-109
Abstract: Globally map non-traumatic spinal cord injury (NTSCI) incidence, prevalence, survival, level of injury and aetiology. Propose a research framework for NTSCI prevention and launch a repository of NTSCI data. Initiative of the International Spinal Cord Society Prevention Committee. Literature search of Medline and Embase (1959-June 2011). Relevant articles in any language regarding adults with NTSCI were included. Stratification of information about incidence and prevalence into green/yellow/orange/red data quality 'zones' and comparisons between World Health Organisation (WHO) regions and countries.
DOI: 10.1038/sc.2012.165
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ISSN: 1362-4393
Journal Title: Spinal Cord: International Spinal Cord Society
Type: Journal Article
Affiliated Organisations: Spinal Rehabilitation Unit, Rehabilitation Services, Caulfield Hospital, Alfred Health, Caulfield, Victoria, Australia.
School of Medicine (Prevention, Promotion and Primary Health Care Cluster), Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia.
Spinal Medicine Department, Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
Neuroscience Research Australia (NEURA), University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.
Type of Clinical Study or Trial: Literature Reviews
Appears in Collections:Neurosciences

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