Personal Care Manual: The Key to Independence Copyright Shepherd Center 2012. The Personal Care Manual is required reading for inpatients in the spinal cord injury program at Shepherd Center. Also helpful to family members and caregivers.
The manual contains a detailed overview of spinal cord injury and how to manage your bowel and bladder program, skin, respiratory system and medications. Also covered are topics such as emotional adjustment, alcohol and drug issues, assistive technology and special concerns.
Each chapter features a listing of new terms you'll hear, as well as a questions pertaining to what you have learned.