Incidence of respiratory complications following spinal cord injury.

  title={Incidence of respiratory complications following spinal cord injury.},
  author={Amie B. Jackson and Thomas E. Groomes},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  volume={75 3},
From 1985 to 1990 five Model Regional Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Care Systems participated in a collaborative effort to prospectively document the occurrence of adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), aspiration, atelectasis, bronchitis, bronchospasm, lung abscess, pleural effusion, pneumonia, pneumo/hemothorax, pulmonary edema, pulmonary thromboembolism, tracheitis, upper respiratory infection, and ventilatory failure in patients admitted within 48 hours of SCI with a level of C1-T12 and… CONTINUE READING


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