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trauma : Spinal cord Injuries Reviewed January, 2017, Expires January, 2019 Provider Information and Specifics available on our Website Unauthorized Distribution Prohibited 2017 , , , LLC By Wanda Lockwood, RN, BA, MA The purpose of this course is to explain different types of traumatic Spinal cord Injuries , including primary and secondary Injuries , assessment, and management. Upon completion of this course, the healthcare provider should be able to: Describe the anatomy of the Spinal cord . Describe the 4 sections of the vertebral column. List the differences between upper motor neuron and lower motor neuron damage. Describe the functions related to different levels of Spinal nerves.
In the spinal cord, gray matter is at the center in an H-shape and is surrounded by white matter that contains both afferent (ascending) and efferent (descending) nerve fibers.
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