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The Patient with Acute Paraplegia: A Problem-Based Review


Acute paraplegia is an emergency requiring immediate assessment by the acute medical team because of the need to rule out compressive lesions of the cord for which intervention may preserve neurological function and limit persistent disability. In addition acute paraplegia could be complicated by life-threatening problems. These require prompt recognition…

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