Disabil Health J 2020 04 1;13(2):100833. Epub 2019 Aug 1.
Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY, USA; Department of Public Health & Preventive Medicine, Upstate Medical University, 750 E Adams St, Syracuse, NY, USA. Electronic address:
Background: Spina Bifida (SB) is one of the most common birth defects and causes of permanent disability in the United States (US), with approximately 3.5 cases per 10,000 live births.
Objective: To identify complications associated with SB related to skin breakdown, pain, and urinary tract infections (UTIs), and to examine socio-demographic differences related to these complications. Read More