Web-Based Field Trips Computer Graphic1: SCI-Info-Pages (REQUIRED)

This site provides a wealth of information related to spinal cord injuries. This web field trip is intended to provide you with additional information related to the potential complications of spinal cord injury.

  • Visit: SCI-Info-Pages at their website: http://www.sci-info-pages.com/index.html
  • Read the information provided on the home page.
  • Click on “Autonomic Dysreflexia” located in the toolbar on the left hand side under “SCI Health Issues”.
  • Read the information related to “Autonomic Dysreflexia”.
  • Click on “Skin and Pressure Sores” located in the toolbar on the left hand side under “SCI Health Issues”.
  • Read the information provided.
  • Click on “Skin and Pressure Sores II” located in the toolbar on the left hand side under “SCI Health Issues”.
  • Read additional information about Skin and Pressure Sores.
  • Click on “Urinary Tract Infections (UTI)” located in the toolbar on the left hand side under “SCI Health Issues”.
  • Read the information about “Urinary Tract Infections (UTI)”.
  • Click on “Other Health Issues” located in the toolbar on the left hand side under “SCI Health Issues”.
  • Read about the additional health issues.

As this site contains information that is pertinent to life care planners, you may wish to bookmark this page to allow you to access it later.

2: Medline Plus Spinal Cord Injury Tutorial (REQUIRED)

Medline Plus combines information from several different sources, including the National Institute of Health and the National Library of Medicine in order to be able to answer health related questions. This web field trip will expose the student videos that addresses different aspects of spinal cord injury including anatomy, causes, treatment and prevention.

  • Visit MedlinePlus at: http://medlineplus.gov/
  • Click on the “Videos and Tutorials” link.
  • There are multiple videos and tutorials available that cover multiple aspects of spinal cord injury.
  • Review these videos to check your knowledge related to spinal cord injury.

Medline Plus is a great resource to use to access health information. Bookmark this site, and list it as a resource for future reference.

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