The relationship between quality of life and disability across the lifespan for people with spinal cord injury

@article{Barker2009TheRB,
  title={The relationship between quality of life and disability across the lifespan for people with spinal cord injury},
  author={Ruth Barker and Melissa D Kendall and Delena Amsters and Kiley Pershouse and Terry P Haines and Pim Kuipers},
  journal={Spinal Cord},
  year={2009},
  volume={47},
  pages={149-155}
}
Study design:Prospective cross-sectional survey.Objectives:To compare quality of life (QOL) for people with spinal cord injury (SCI) and their able-bodied peers and to investigate the relationship between QOL and disability (impairments, activity limitations and participation restrictions) across the lifespan, for people with SCI.Setting:A community outreach service for people with SCI in Queensland, Australia.Methods:A random sample of 270 individuals who sustained SCI during the past 60 years… CONTINUE READING

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