Collections

  • Collection |

    See what scientists world-wide have been citing, reading and sharing. In this Web Collection we highlight a selection of articles from 2017 and 2018 which top the list of the journal's most cited, most read and most shared (including press coverage, blogs and Twitter). They showcase the breadth of scope and coverage that Spinal Cord consistently delivers to its readers.

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  • Focus |

    In this collection you will find a diverse and interesting array of papers that cover all aspects of sexuality, fertility and parenthood following spinal cord injuries. These issues are of utmost importance to those with spinal cord injuries. So it is appropriate that we highlight some of the high quality research work that has been done in this area and has been published in the journal in 2016 and 2017. Enjoy and learn.

  • Collection |

    The Editor-in-Chief of Spinal Cord is delighted to share with you an Editor's Choice selection of key papers that highlight some of the best current research published in the journal. These papers showcase the breadth of scope and coverage that Spinal Cord consistently delivers to its readers, and have been selected because readers of the journal will find them particularly interesting or useful.

  • Collection |

    The purpose of the International Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Data Sets is to facilitate comparisons of injuries and outcomes between patients, centers, and countries. In order to promote the sharing and combining of data between both clinicians and researchers, articles published in the journal relating to these data sets may be downloaded for free.

  • Focus |

    A web focus from Spinal Cord Never before has the epidemiology and demographics of spinal cord injury been studied to such extent. The data gathererd by these studies are very important. They can be used to compare regions and search for causes of differences. They can be part of planning regional care. They can be a help for health care authorities to get a more accurate picture and better awareness of the needs. Prevention will be based in part on these epidemiological and demographic data. You will find studies from many different specific parts of the world. You will find several papers published in Spinal Cord that explain best methods for such studies, overall mapping and trends with future implications.

  • Focus |

    Pain is one of the complications after spinal cord injury with a severe negative impact on participation – quality of life- integration – activity. The search for better understanding of the underlying mechanisms and treatment options is clinically very valuable.

  • Focus |

    Management of neurogenic bladder problems is part of the comprehensive management after SCL. Although the urologic causes of death have diminished, incontinence, urinary tract infection , urinary calculi, catheterization related complications are still amongst the main problems . A continued evaluation of catheter drainage and of proper investigation techniques is mandatory to imporve the outcome.

  • Supplement |

    A collection of online only Case Reports Supplements published in 2014 and 2015. These are International Spinal Cord Society (ISCOS) endorsed and sponsored publications.

  • Focus |

    This focus looks at the consumer rights of individuals affected by SCI. We hope you enjoy our focus inspired by the themes of the 53rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Spinal Cord Society in September 2014.

  • Focus |

    With today’s specialised medical care, life expectancy of persons with a SCI has considerably improved. However, not much is known about the effect of aging with a SCI on body functions, activities or societal participation.

  • Focus |

    This focus looks at the physical capacity and fitness following SCI. We hope you enjoy our focus inspired by the themes of the 53rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Spinal Cord Society in September 2014.