Self-care competence among persons with spinal cord injury.

  title={Self-care competence among persons with spinal cord injury.},
  author={Barbara J. Boss and L Pecanty and S. M. McFarland and L Sasser},
  journal={SCI nursing : a publication of the American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Nurses},
  volume={12 2},
The authors of this article report the results of a secondary data analysis which examined the self-care competence of persons with spinal cord injury (SCI) and the retention of cognitive and functional skills following discharge from acute rehabilitation as well as additional learning of self-care following discharge. The sample consisted of 48 persons with SCI from two Veterans Affairs Medical Centers and a state university affiliated rehabilitation program. The data collection tool was the… CONTINUE READING