The increased number of young people with spinal cord injuries in Croatia led us to study their functional abilities after completing medical rehabilitation and extended hospitalisation, as due to destroyed homes, they had no place to return to.
They were all wounded during war in Croatia (1990-1992) and their average age was 27 years.
Our tetraplegic patients achieved a mean Modified Barthel Index (MBI) of 57.3 after completing medical rehabilitation and 61.3,3 years later, which is a significantly higher rate than is given in Yarkony's study (30.3-37.8) where American civilian patients were monitored.'Patients with paraplegia showed similar results (74.5-76.8) relating to those published by Yarkony (72.0-75.6).
Mots-clés Pascal : Traumatisme, Moelle épinière, Blessure, Guerre, Croatie, Europe, Capacité fonctionnelle, Evaluation performance, Tétraplégie médullaire, Paraplégie médullaire, Evolution, Réhabilitation, Adulte jeune, Homme, Système nerveux pathologie, Système nerveux central pathologie, Moelle épinière pathologie, Trouble neurologique, Trouble moteur
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Trauma, Spinal cord, Injury, War, Croatia, Europe, Functional capacity, Performance evaluation, Medullary tetraplegia, Medullary paraplegia, Evolution, Rehabilitation, Young adult, Human, Nervous system diseases, Central nervous system disease, Spinal cord disease, Neurological disorder, Motor system disorder
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 97-0470788
Code Inist : 002B26I. Création : 03/02/1998.