Investigation of the social status of paraplegic individuals after medical rehabilitation

@article{Berghammer1997InvestigationOT,
  title={Investigation of the social status of paraplegic individuals after medical rehabilitation},
  author={Andreas J. Berghammer and M Gramm and Larry B. Vogler and H-H Schmitt-Dannert},
  journal={Spinal Cord},
  year={1997},
  volume={35},
  pages={493-497}
}
The social services of the German centres for spinal cord injuries compiled social data on 2000 recently injured paraplegics. The aim of the study was to determine whether and to what extent patients had been reintegrated to jobs after completion of physical rehabilitation treatment. A 31-point questionnaire surveyed all relevant data pertaining to the projected professional vita. The results for the medically rehabilitated population (n=651) indicate that 45% returned to their previous job… CONTINUE READING