Fever and thromboembolic disease in acute spinal cord injury

Thromboembolic Disease (T.E.D.) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in the first few months following spinal cord injury. The purpose of this three year retrospective study is to delineate the previously poorly described role of fever as both a common component of T.E.D. manifestation and, on occasion, the sole presenting sign of an otherwise occult… CONTINUE READING