All the following publications can be downloaded free of charge.
New National Pilot pathways for the Care of People with Spinal Cord Injury
These are available as 7 documents to download from the South East Coast Specialised Commissioning Group website.
Management of People with Spinal Cord Injury.
NHS Clinical Advisory Group
Good Practice Guidelines on the Management of Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury in General Hospitals.
BASCIS - British Associaiton of Spinal Cord Injury Specialists
Chronic spinal cord injury: management of patients in acute hospital settings
National Guidelines - Feb 2008
Evidence based guidelines for clinical management.
Best Practice UK Guidelines
This link will take you to a page on the MASCIP - Multidisciplinary Association of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals website which contains links to Best Practice Guidelines.
Managing Spinal Cord Injury
SIA produce and sell a series of publications entitled, 'Managing Spinal Cord Injury' written specifically for healthcare professionals - from those working at the scene of an accident, through to GPs and community healthcare professionals.
The First 48 Hours covers treatment at the scene of an accident and in Accident & Emergency Departments.
Critical Care explores the initial management of actual or suspected spinal cord injury in High Dependency and Intensive Care Units.
Continuing Care is for GPs and community healthcare staff responsible for the ongoing medical care of spinal cord injured people.
In addition to these publications SIA produce a range of facts sheets click HERE to browse the titles available.
A number of Spinal Cord Injury Centres publish fact sheets to download from their websites - the links below will take you to more information about these publications: