La recuperación neurológica de pacientes con lesión de médula espinal en Italia.
Giorgio Scivoletto, MDa * [MEDLINE LOOKUP] Barbara Morgantia [MEDLINE LOOKUP] Marco Molinari, MD, PhDa b [MEDLINE LOOKUP]
Scivoletto G, Morganti B, Molinari M. Neurologic recovery of spinal cord injury patients in Italy. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2004;85:4859.
Objective To evaluate neurologic recovery of spinal cord lesion patients and its relationship to some lesion and patient features. `
Design Retrospective review of the charts.
Setting Rehabilitation hospital in Italy.
Participants A total of 284 consecutive, newly injured patients were included with evaluation of lesion to admission time, etiology, lesion level, associated injury, medical complications and surgical intervention, length of stay, and American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) impairment grade and motor scores.
Interventions Not applicable.
Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitatión. March 2004. Volume 85. Number 3.