In addition to this chapter, some essential information for spinal cord injury is in other parts of this book, especially Chapter 24, “Pressure Sores,”
and Chapter 25, “Urine and Bowel Management.”
These chapters are a continuation of information on spinal cord injury. We have put them in separate chapters because the information they cover is also essential for other disabilities.
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)
Feeding, especially aids for feeding
Toilet Training, especially aids
*Range-of-motion and Other Exercises
*Crutch Use, Cane Use, and Wheelchair Transfers
Adapting Home and Community to Needs of the Disabled
Growing Up, Social Adjustment, Love, Sex, Role in Family and Community
Example 3, Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed, and Example 4,
Organization of Disabled Revolutionaries
Chapter 58 Braces
Chapter 63 Walking Aids
Chapter 64, Chapter 65, Chapter 66 Wheelchairs
For other references to spinal cord injury, see the books and reference materials listed in Other Resources.
This page was updated:21 Nov 2019