Effects of paraplegia on quality of life and family economy among patients with spinal cord injuries in selected hospitals of Sri Lanka

@article{Kalyani2015EffectsOP,
  title={Effects of paraplegia on quality of life and family economy among patients with spinal cord injuries in selected hospitals of Sri Lanka},
  author={H H N Kalyani and Samantha Dassanayake and Upul Senarath},
  journal={Spinal Cord},
  year={2015},
  volume={53},
  pages={446-450}
}
Objectives:The study was conducted with the aim of assessing the effects of paraplegia caused by spinal cord injuries on the quality of life of patients and their family economy.Study design:A descriptive cross-sectional study.Setting:The study was carried out in Accident Service, Orthopedic and Neurosurgery Units of the National Hospital of Sri Lanka and the Spinal Injury Unit of Rehabilitation Hospital Ragama.Methods:One hundred traumatic paraplegic patients were included as the study sample… CONTINUE READING
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