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 Natacha 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… Expand
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