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  • Patient positioning (mobilisation) and bracing for pain relief and spinal stability in metastatic spinal cord compression in adults. 

    Lee, Siew Hwa; Cox, Katherine Marie; Grant, Robin; Kennedy, Catriona; Kilbride, Lynn (Cochrane Collaboration http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD007609.pub2, 2012-03-14)
    LEE, S.H., COX, K.M., GRANT, R., KENNEDY, C. and KILBRIDE, L. 2012. Patient positioning (mobilisation) and bracing for pain relief and spinal stability in metastatic spinal cord compression in adults. Cochrane database of systematic reviews [online], Issue 3, article number CD007609. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD007609.pub2
    People with advanced cancer may develop metastatic spinal cord compression (MSCC), a serious complication which can cause pain and mobility problems and possibly paralysis. MSCC is the spread of the cancer to the spinal ...
  • Patient positioning and braces for pain relief and spinal stability in metastatic cord compression in adults. [Protocol] 

    Cox, Katherine Marie; Grant, Robin; Kennedy, Catriona; Kilbride, Lynn (Cochrane Collaboration https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD007609, 2009-01-21)
    COX, M.K., GRANT, R., KENNEDY, C. and KILBRIDE, L. 2009. Patient positioning and braces for pain relief and spinal stability in metastatic cord compression in adults. [Protocol]. Cochrane database of systematic reviews [online], Issue 1, article number CD007609. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD007609
    The purpose of this review is to investigate the correct positions for patients with MSCC and examine the effects of spinal bracing to relieve pain or vertebral collapse under physiological load, or both, in patients with MSCC.