Aquatic Spinal Cord Injury -- Canadian Point of View

TitleAquatic Spinal Cord Injury -- Canadian Point of View
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication1997
AuthorsDr. Beerman, MD, BSc, BSR, CCFP, FCFP, SB
Conference NameInternational Medical-Rescue Conference
Date Published09/1997
PublisherInternational Life Saving Federation
Conference LocationSan Diego, California, USA
Call Number03
Other Numbers015
KeywordsCanada, spinal cord injury
Abstract

Diving injuries account for 61 % of the “sport/recreational activity” Spinal Injuries. Most of these injuries are occurring in non-supervised settings. The majority of the victims are male between 16 and 30 years of age.