alexa Abstract | Identification of Factors on Recovery and Quality of Life in Spinal Cord Injury
ISSN: 2165-7939

Journal of Spine
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Objective: To identify factors related to recovery and quality of life in spinal cord injury.

Research design: Non-experimental.

Setting: SVNIRTAR and Regional Spinal Injury Centre (RSIC), Cuttack.

Participants: 150 SCI subjects.

Outcome measures: Questionnaire based on history, WHOQOL-BREF scale, Perceived stress scale (PSS), the satisfaction with life scale (TSWLS).

Results and conclusion: Subjects with better functional recovery included those who underwent surgical treatment, spent less time at injury site, and had not lost consciousness and no neurological deterioration at site of injury. Also, QOL domains, perceives stress, satisfaction with life are not related. QOL and life satisfaction with complete and incomplete SCI are different. Similarly, satisfaction with life among married and unmarried subject is different.

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Author(s): Kuhu Joshi, Monalisa Pattnaik and Patitapaban Mohanty


Spinal cord injury, Demographics, Epidemiology, Recovery, Quality of life, Spinal Canal,Spinal Diseases,Spinal arteriovenous malformations

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