Autonomic Dysreflexia (AD) Card - Send to a Friend
The Reeve Foundation’s Paralysis Resource Center invites you to send a friend a copy of its new Autonomic Dysreflexia (AD) wallet card. It is important to become knowledgeable about AD if you have a spinal cord injury at the T6 level or above. AD can cause a medical emergency and even be life threatening.
Feel free to share the info here with your medical team as it was developed with the help of physicians at the Kennedy Krieger Institute.
If you would like a laminated copy or to download a PDF version, please click here.
Spanish (en Español) versions are available to email.
AHRQ's National Guidelines ClearinghousePresents their guidelines, Acute Management of Autonomic Dysreflexia: Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury to Health-Care Facilities.
Consortium for Spinal Cord Medicine: Autonomic DysreflexiaThis consumer guide explains in clear language the most common warning signs of autonomic dysreflexia and what steps to follow if you think you are experiencing an episode of this life-threatening condition. All information has been prepared by a committee of qualified professionals based on scientific and professional knowledge about autonomic dysreflexia, its causes and treatments. Published by PVA on behalf of the Consortium for Spinal Cord Medicine.
EmedicineTitle: Autonomic Dysreflexia in Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Injury Information NetworkFeatures articles and references for AD and all other SCI conditions.
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