Exploring quality of life following high spinal cord injury: a review and critique

  title={Exploring quality of life following high spinal cord injury: a review and critique},
  author={Karen R Whalley Hammell},
  journal={Spinal Cord},
Study design: Review.Objectives: To explore the concept of quality of life (QOL), critique the practice and problems of assessing QOL following spinal cord injury (SCI) and to review the findings of studies into QOL for people with SCI both below and above the level of C4.Methods: Relevant articles were identified from the Medline and CINAHL databases for approximately the period 1990–2003, cross-indexing ‘spinal cord injury’ or ‘quadriplegia/tetraplegia’ with ‘quality of life’, ‘life… CONTINUE READING
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