Poster Session  |   July 2017
Cognition in Clients With Acute High-Level Spinal Cord Injury: Why Assessment Matters
Author Affiliations
  • OT Lifestyle Solutions
  • University of Puget Sound
Article Information
Neurologic Conditions / Spinal Cord Injury / Basic Research
Poster Session   |   July 2017
Cognition in Clients With Acute High-Level Spinal Cord Injury: Why Assessment Matters
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111505095p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO2039
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111505095p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO2039
Abstract

Date Presented 3/30/2017

A literature review found the incidence of cognitive impairment in those with high-level SCI to be 70%–77% from brain injury and other comorbidities. These impairments are often overlooked. Cognitive screening is essential for appropriate care, but there is a shortage of appropriate assessments.

Primary Author and Speaker: Susan Doyle

Additional Authors and Speakers: Tatiana Kaminsky

Contributing Authors: Michael DeWilde, Jon-Erik Golob, Olivia Allen