Cognition in Clients With Acute High-Level Spinal Cord Injury: Why Assessment Matters

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Abstract

Date Presented 3/30/2017

A literature review found the incidence of cognitive impairment in those with high-level SCI to be 70%-77% from brain injury and other comorbidities. These impairments are often overlooked. Cognitive screening is essential for appropriate care, but there is a shortage of appropriate assessments.

Primary Author and Speaker: Susan Doyle

Additional Authors and Speakers: Tatiana Kaminsky

Contributing Authors: Michael DeWilde, Jon-Erik Golob, Olivia Allen

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