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3.4. Autonomic Dysreflexia

Clinical Practice Guideline— Evaluation and Management of Autonomic Dysreflexia and Other Autonomic Dysfunctions: Preventing the Highs and Lows.  Published by the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) on behalf of the Consortium for Spinal Cord Medicine (2020). These guidelines include the management of blood pressure, sweating, and temperature dysfunction and they can be downloaded at the previous link.  

PVA Consumer Guide - Autonomic Dysreflexia, What you should know

Autonomic Dysreflexia. Information Sheet published by the Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center, 2016.  Written by Anthony Chiodo, M.D., Deborah A. Crane, M.D., Maria R. Reyes M.D., Shawn Song, M.D. and Phil Klebine, M.A., in collaboration with the MSKTC.

PVA Consortium Consumer Guide on AD in Spanish language

Autonomic Dysreflexia - Information sheet published by the Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center, 2016.

Automatic Dysreflexia (Hyperreflexia) Calder Memorial Library of the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center

Autonomic Dysreflexia
The SCI Forum presentation, "Autonomic Dysreflexia," by Janna Friedly, MD, assistant professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Washington, is now available on the Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System Web site for viewing on your computer as streaming video. A written report of the presentation is also online.

Paralysis Resource Center : Autonomic Dysreflexia
Autonomic dysreflexia (AD) is a potentially life threatening condition that can be considered a medical emergency. It mainly affects people with injuries at T-5 or higher.


UAB article reprint-Autonomic Dysreflexia - A Possible Life-Threatening Situation

SEE Autonomic Dysreflexia video in the VIDEO RESOURCE ROOM referenced below

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