Publications

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Perinatal Care for Women with Spinal Cord Injuries: A Collaborative Workshop for Consensus on Care in Canada

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Does Specialized Inpatient Rehabilitation Affect Whether or Not People with Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury Return Home?

Cheng CL, Plashkes T, Shen T, Fallah N, Humphreys S, O'Connell C, Linassi AG, Ho C, Short C, Ethans K, Charbonneau R,…
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Predicting rehabilitation length of stay in Canada: It’s not just about impairment

Craven CB, Kurban D, Farahani F, Rivers CS, Ho C, Linassi AG, Gagnon DH, O'Connell C, Ethans K, Bouyer LJ, Noonan VK;…
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The influence of depression on physical complications in spinal cord injury: behavioural mechanisms and health-care implications

Krueger H, Noonan VK, Williams D, Trenaman LM, Rivers CS. Spinal Cord. (2013) 51, 260–266; doi: 10.1038/sc.2013.3. Published online 18 February 2013.
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Impact of bladder, bowel and sexual dysfunction on health status of people with thoracolumbar spinal cord injuries living in the community

Park SE, Elliott S, Noonan VK, Thorogood NP, Fallah N, Aludino A, Dvorak MF. J Spinal Cord Med. 2016 Aug 31:1-12. doi:…
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Treatment patterns of in-patient spasticity medication use after traumatic spinal cord injury: a prospective cohort study

Holtz Kaila A, Szefer Elena, Noonan Vanessa K, Kwon Brian K, Mills Patricia B. Spinal Cord. 2018 Jun 14. doi: 10.1038/s41393-018-0165-0. [Epub…
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Secondary Complications in SCI Across the Continuum: Using Operations Research to Predict the Impact and Optimize Management Strategies

Atkins D, Noonan VK, Santos A, Lewis R, Fehlings MG, Burns AS, Dvorak MF. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation. 2012;18(1):57–66, Winter…
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Incidence, Risk Factors and Impact of Delirium in Patients with Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury

Cheung A, Thorogood NP, Noonan VK, Zhong G, Fisher CG, Dvorak MF, Street JT. J Neurotrauma. 2013 Nov 1;30(21):1824-9. doi: 10.1089/neu.2013.2975.
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Incidence of acute care adverse events and long-term health-related quality of life in patients with TSCI

Street JT, Noonan VK, Cheung A, Fisher CG, Dvorak MF. Spine J. 2013 Aug 24. pii: S1529-9430(13)00737-7. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2013.06.051.
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Evaluation of a Clinical Protocol to Assess and Diagnose Neuropathic Pain During Acute Hospital Admission: Results from Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury

Bélanger LMA, Umedaly HS, Noonan VK, Park SE, Prince J, Thorogood NP, Shen T, Townson AF, Street JT, Dvorak MF, Negraeff M.…
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Incidence and Prevalence of Spinal Cord Injury in Canada: A National Perspective

Noonan VK, Fingas M, Farry A, Baxter D, Singh A, Fehlings MG, Dvorak MF. Neuroepidemiology. 2012;38:219–226, April 27, 2012. doi: 10.1159/000336014
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Health Economics: Agenda for SCI Research in Canada

This report presents a detailed agenda for establishing evidence of the burden of SCI and the costs and consequences of initiatives aimed…
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