UAB Spinal Cord Injury Model System

Research Outcomes

Understanding Research I: Finding the Information You Need
This is one of the Educational Brochures from the Rocky Mountain Regional Spinal Cord Injury System. This document is to help people with maintaining health and living long-term with a spinal cord injury. Spanish

Understanding Research II: Medical & Research Articles
This is one of the Educational Brochures from the Rocky Mountain Regional Spinal Cord Injury System. This document is to help people with maintaining health and living long-term with a spinal cord injury. Spanish

Manual Wheelchair Skills Capacity Predicts Quality of Life & Community Integration in Persons with SCI (PDF)
The Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC) offers an easy to read quick review summarizing newly released model system research studies.

Effects of Nicotine on Spinal Cord Injury Pain Vary Among Subtypes of Pain and Smoking Status: Results from a Randomized, Controlled Experiment (PDF)
The Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC) offers an easy to read quick review summarizing newly released model system research studies.

The Walking Index for Spinal Cord Injury (WISCI/WISCI II): Nature, Metric, Properties, Use and Misuse (PDF)
The Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC) offers an easy to read quick review summarizing newly released model system research studies.

SCIMS Systematic Reviews (Professional)
The Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC) is a national center that works to put Spinal Cord Injury Model Systems (SCIMS) research into practice to serve the needs of people with SCI. The MSKTC accomplishes this goal by providing systematic reviews on high priority health topics. A systematic review is a formal, organized method for compiling, evaluating and summarizing all of the published research evidence related to a specific medical or health topic. Results of a systematic review provide the best information for making decisions about treatment, practice or behavior.
 
SCIMS Published Research Results (Journal Article Abstracts)
The Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC) is a national center that offers a searchable database to find and view over 500 research articles published by the Spinal Cord Injury Model Systems (SCIMS).

MEDLINEplus: Spinal Cord Injuries
This easy to use service of the National Library of Medicine provides links to articles, research reports, and organizations covering various aspects of head and brain injuries. Some information is available in Spanish.