Establishing Prognosis and Maximizing Functional Outcomes After Spinal Cord Injury: A Review of Current and Future Directions in Rehabilitation Management

@article{Burns2001EstablishingPA,
  title={Establishing Prognosis and Maximizing Functional Outcomes After Spinal Cord Injury: A Review of Current and Future Directions in Rehabilitation Management},
  author={Anthony S. Burns and John Ditunno},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2001},
  volume={26},
  pages={S137-S145}
}
Study Design. Review article. Objectives. To review the medical literature and provide a framework for predicting neurorecovery and functional outcomes after spinal cord injury based on injury severity. Summary of Background Data. The ability to accurately predict the magnitude of neurorecovery and expected functional outcomes after spinal cord injury is of great importance. This information is needed to justify medical and rehabilitation interventions to third party payers as well as to begin… 

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