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Spinal Cord Injuries: Databases and Resources

Librarians for Spinal Cord Topics

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 Medline Plus Spinal Cord Injuries page MEDLINEPlus contains consumer-friendly information, including additional links and resources to key research, patient, and professional organizations.

 National Institutes of Health website (NIH) - A search for Spinal Cord The NIH has tremendous resources and a good way to become familiar with these is to start with a broad topical search for SPINAL CORD (the link below activates this search). If there are any special resources that you think should be placed on the guide, please write Jeanne Link:

Intramural Research Program blog (Spinal Cord) NIH Intramural Research Program. At this point, there does not seem to be a special desk at NIH for this topic, but it is covered in a variety of places.  

Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Overview.  NIH Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.   Although the focus is children generally, the links take you to resources and organizations that can be relevant to all ages.   On the Shriver website, link to the Resources and Publications page

US Department of Veterans Affairs Spinal Cord Injury System of Care page. Given the injuries to our veterans, this is an important page to visit for information that may also be relevant to the general public. 

Consumer-Friendly and Patient Safety Web Resources for Spinal Cord Topics