An acute spinal cord injury is a serious medical emergency that needs immediate attention. It can cause damage to the spinal cord and may result in loss of movement or feeling in parts of the body.
It’s important to remember that the first few hours after an acute spinal cord injury are crucial. Quick recognition and treatment can make a big difference in the patient’s recovery.
After the initial treatment, the patient will need ongoing care and support to help them adjust to their new situation.
It’s important to keep the patient’s neck and back still and get them to a hospital with experience in treating spinal cord injuries as soon as possible. Quick recognition and treatment are crucial for the best outcomes.
Here are some guidelines for the management of acute spinal cord injury:
Dr. Navin Tiwari