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Treatment for spinal cord injury

Approximately 20,000 traumatic spinal cord injuries (SCIs) occur each year in the United States. These injuries are often associated with paralysis and other permanent disabilities. SCI is now recognized to occur in two phases, described as primary

Promoting positive results; Ignoring the negative ones: The story of spinal cord injury treatment press coverage

This is a story about the power of journalism. About how deliberate reporting changes medical opinions of experts and has a long lasting effect on the treatment of injured patients. Spinal cord injured patients are usually young