Table 2 Barriers to care and unexpected medical complications during COVID-19.

From: COVID-19 and spinal cord injury and disease: results of an international survey as the pandemic progresses

Table name N (%)
In recent months, which of the following barriers to care have your SCI patients faced Fear of in person visits for medical concerns 157 (42.9)
No availability of in person visits for medical concerns 102 (27.9)
Decreased therapy availability 175 (47.8)
Decreased availability of transportation 123 (33.6)
Decreased availability of caregivers 112 (30.6)
Decreased availability of supplies (specific to SCI care) 70 (19.1)
Decreased availability of medications 40 (10.9)
Inability to have equipment repairs 47 (12.8)
Lack of technology to provide and/or receive telehealth care 86 (23.5)
None 10 (2.7)
Have any of your patients had unexpected complications or increased morbidity due to new barriers because of COVID Yes 73 (29)
No 179 (71)
Which categories would the unexpected complications or increased morbidity fall into? Skin injury 22 (30.1)
Increased urinary tract infections 14 (19.2)
Depression or anxiety 33 (45.2)
Poorly controlled spasticity 24 (32.9)
Pain control 12 (16.4)
Respiratory (not COVID related) 7 (9.6)
Other 13 (17.8)