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Other Parts of This Book with Information Useful For Spinal Cord Injury
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Chapters marked with a star (*) are essential for basic care of spinal cord injury.
Chapter 24 *Pressure Sores
Chapter 25 *Urine and Bowel Management (includes urinary infections)
Chapter 26 Leprosy (especially Prevention of Injury for Persons with Loss of Feeling and Strength to Prevention of Contractures and Deformities in Persons with Paralysis on advice for care of hands and feet without feeling)
Chapter 37 Dressing
Chapter 39 Bathing
Chapter 42 *Range-of-motion and Other Exercises
Chapter 58 Braces
Chapter 63 Walking Aids
For other references to spinal cord injury, see the books and reference materials listed in Other Resources.