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Spinal Cord Injury and the Family

A New Guide

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$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674027152

Publication Date: 05/30/2008


360 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

10 line illustrations, 1 table

The Harvard University Press Family Health Guides


  • Foreword by Cindy and Ted Purcell
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction to Spinal Cord Injury
  • Early Days: The ER, Rehab, and Beyond
  • Adjusting to SCI: The Return Home
  • Back to Productivity: Work, School, and Play
  • Dating after SCI: Out and About
  • Sexual Function after SCI: The Next Challenge
  • Couples and Relationship Issues: Making It Work
  • Fertility and Pregnancy: The Possibilities
  • Parenting with SCI: Moms and Dads on Wheels
  • Children and Adolescents with SCI: The Next Generation
  • Medical Complications of SCI: Do’s and Don’ts
  • Appendix: Spinal Cord Injury by the Numbers
  • Resources
  • Suggested Reading
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • A 2008 Library Journal Best Consumer Health Book
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