ERIC Number: EJ581605
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Spinal Injury Rehabilitation in Singapore.
Yen, H. L.; Chua, K.; Chan, W.
International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, v21 n4 p375-87 Dec 1998
This study reviewed 231 cases of spinal cord injury treated in Singapore. Data on demographic characteristics, common causes (mostly falls and traffic accidents), types of spinal damage, and outcomes are reported. Following rehabilitation, 68 patients were able to ambulate independently and 45 patients achieved independence in activities of daily living, but only 21.6% were gainfully employed. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Singapore