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Health Care Disparities Add Insult to Spinal Cord Injury.

Escalon MX, Houtrow A, Skelton F, Verduzco-Gutierrez M. Health Care Disparities Add Insult to Spinal Cord Injury. Neurology. Clinical practice. 2021 Dec 1; 11(6):e893-e895.

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Abstract:

The authors describe the disparities and increased risk of traumatic spinal cord injury Black Americans face because of violence. This article should serve as a realization of these inequities and as a call to action to improve the equity of rehabilitation services in this population to improve outcomes.





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