Silent autonomic dysreflexia during a routine bowel program in persons with traumatic spinal cord injury: a preliminary study.

@article{Kirshblum2002SilentAD,
  title={Silent autonomic dysreflexia during a routine bowel program in persons with traumatic spinal cord injury: a preliminary study.},
  author={Steven C. Kirshblum and Jamie G House and Kevin C. O'Connor},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={2002},
  volume={83 12},
  pages={1774-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the existence and frequency of silent autonomic dysreflexia in subjects with a complete spinal cord injury (SCI) above the neurologic level of T6. DESIGN Prospective design. SETTING Blood pressure monitoring of subjects during a routine bowel program. PARTICIPANTS Ten subjects with chronic (>1 y), complete (American Spinal Injury Association Impairment Scale class A) SCI with a neurologic level of injury above T6. INTERVENTIONS Not applicable. MAIN OUTCOME… CONTINUE READING

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