spinal unit

spinal unit

A ward or part thereof in the UK, in which the beds are used exclusively to care for patients with spinal cord injuries.
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Taking on the Inter Spinal Unit Games, he discovered a talent for archery and moved on to adaptive rowing.
Keith Synnott consultant at the National Spinal Unit at the Mater Hospital said: "Quad bikes and scramblers are not toys, they are heavy, dangerous pieces of machinery that can cause life-changing injuries or death.
Less than two weeks after Darren returned home from months in a spinal unit, on Boxing Day 2017, Sarah died suddenly and was found by Harvey.
Less than two weeks after Darren returned home from months in a spinal unit, on Boxing Day, 2017, Sarah died suddenly and was found by Harvey.
The facilities include parking for 100 cars in two basements, four Neurosurgery Units (50-bed each), three High Dependency Units (three-bed each), a state-of-the-art Spinal Unit (the only such facility in public sector), 10 well equipped modern Operation Theatres, a skill lab and conference room with a capacity to accommodate 500 guests.
The other facilities include parking for 100 cars in two basements, four Neurosurgery Units (50-bed each), three High Dependency Units (three-bed each), a state-of-the-art Spinal Unit (the only such facility in public sector), eight well equipped modern Operation Theatres, a skill lab and conference room with a capacity to accommodate 500 guests.
Tylicki was airlifted to the St George's Hospital spinal unit in Tooting, south London, after the incident, and was last night reported to be stable by Lisa Hancock, chief executive of the injured Jockeys Fund.
The specialist spinal unit in the Llandaff area of the city helped the former Welsh patient regain use of his arms and hands after his neck was broken during a rugby scrum.
The former finance worker spent 11 months in Glasgow's Southern General Hospital spinal unit after injuring his back aged 24.
Following a spinal cord injury (SCI), an individual will spend several weeks or months undergoing rehabilitation in a specialised facility such as a spinal unit. New Zealand has two spinal units; one in Auckland and the other in Christchurch.