Living With a Spinal Cord Injury - When to Call a Doctor
There may be a time when you
have a medical emergency and need to contact a doctor.
Be prepared to call your spinal care injury provider,911, or other emergency services if you or the person with the
spinal cord injury has the symptoms of
autonomic dysreflexia, which causes sudden very high blood pressure. If it isn't treated promptly and correctly, it may lead to
stroke, and even death. Symptoms include:
It is possible that the main title of the report Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report.