Aging and Spinal Cord Injury: External Causes of Injury and Implications for Prevention.

BACKGROUND Despite a consistent trend toward older age at time of spinal cord injury (SCI), little is known about the external causes of SCI in the elderly. OBJECTIVE To examine environmental circumstances, documented by International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Clinical Modification codes, at time of SCI among older adults. METHODS Data… (More)