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Abstract: Webcast provides information on what autonomic dysreflexia (AD) is and explains the importance of how to prevent, recognize, and treat the life-threatening condition that affects individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI). Presenter examines how AD happens, who is at risk, common causes and warning signs, what to do if a person has AD, the AD tool kit and what to keep in it, how to prevent AD, and provides tips for lowering blood pressure. Questions are answered at the end of the presentation. Run time: 35 minutes 08 seconds.
Descriptor Terms: AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS, BLADDER FUNCTION, BLOOD PRESSURE, BOWEL FUNCTION, DAILY LIVING, DISABILITY MANAGEMENT, HEALTH PROMOTION, MEDICAL TREATMENT, PREVENTION, SECONDARY CONDITIONS, SELF CARE, SPINAL CORD INJURIES.