DEFINITIONSpinal cord injury (SCI) is damage to the spinal cord that results in a loss of function such as mobility or feeling.
TYPES OF SPINAL CORD INJURY Complete Spinal Cord Injuries Complete paraplegia is described as permanent loss of motor and nerve function at T1 level or below, resulting in loss of sensation and movement in the legs, bowel, bladder, and sexual region. Arms and hands retain normal function.
Impaired physical mobility related to loss of motor function Fluid volume deficit related to decrease LOC Risk for injury related to loss of motor function
Urinary retention related to level of injury Risk for Impaired skin integrity related to trauma Knowledge deficit regarding the treatment modalities and current situation. Anxiety related to outcome of diseases as evidenced by poor concentration on work, isolation from others, rude behaviour