Prevention of Urinary Tract Infections in Persons with Spinal Cord Injury in Home Health Care

@article{Eves2010PreventionOU,
  title={Prevention of Urinary Tract Infections in Persons with Spinal Cord Injury in Home Health Care},
  author={Faith J Eves and N. Rivera},
  journal={Home Healthcare Nurse: The Journal for the Home Care and Hospice Professional},
  year={2010},
  volume={28},
  pages={230–241}
}
  • Faith J Eves, N. Rivera
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Home Healthcare Nurse: The Journal for the Home Care and Hospice Professional
  • More than 250,000 persons in the United States live with spinal cord injury (SCI), and 10,000 to 12,000 new injuries occur each year. Of these spinal cord injured persons, 53% have tetraplegia, 46% have paraplegia, and less than 1% experience complete neurologic recovery. About 48% have complete injuries (i.e., full quadriplegia) and 52% have incomplete injuries (Consortium for Spinal Cord Medicine, 2006; National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center, 2008). Almost all persons with neurologic… CONTINUE READING
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