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Spinal Cord Injury: The First 90 Days, Sam Maddox (2018)

These websites provide consumer education sheets on care and medical information for individuals with spinal cord injuries. Here you’ll find family-friendly material on subjects ranging from caregiving, coping, and adjustment, to medical information on skin care, bladder and bowel care, tips for returning to work and selecting a wheelchair, and other pertinent information. These materials undergo expert and consumer reviews to ensure they are up-to-date, evidence-based, and consumer-friendly.

Spinal Cord Injury: The First 90 Days, Sam Maddox (2018)

“Spinal Cord Injury: The First 90 Days,” by Sam Maddox, is a free guide to acute SCI. There are two editions, one for the ten-county, 23 million population Southern California area, and one for the eight-state Rocky Mountain region. The book explains insurance coverage, rehabilitation best practices, self-care and coping strategies, expected outcomes, assistive technology and equipment, home modification and the steps needed to return to the community. It also offers an overview of legal rights and legal options in the event an injury may have been caused by someone else. 

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