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REPORT CARD: Sexual Health KNOWLEDGE GENERATION CLINICAL APPLICATION POLICY CHANGE Innovaon/Discovery Integrave Care Environmental Shi Emerging Evidence Outcome Measures Resource Capacity Take Home Mesage: Sexual health is a validated, primary priority for individuals with SCI. However, resistance to these high-priority sexual needs has resulted in adverse consequences. There is currently a colossal disconnect between the capacity to provide sexual health service and clinical demands. Recognition of Sexual Health, as a rehab priority, needs to be embedded in national health service policies. Resources Effecve Pracce (Evidence and Outcomes) Equity Pracce Capacity Change Agents Societal Awareness Community Capacity 2020 PRIORITY 3 2020 PRIORITY 2 2020 PRIORITY 1 1. Mpofu E, Oakland T, eds. Rehabilitation and health assessment: applying ICF guidelines. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company; 2010. 2. Anderson KD. Targeting recovery: priorities of the spinal cord injured population. J Neurotrauma. 2004;21(10):1371-83. 3. Anderson KD, Borisoff JF, Johnson RD, Stiens SA, Elliott SL. The impact of spinal cord injury on sexual function: concerns of the general population. Spinal Cord. 2007;45(5):328-37. 4. Elliott SL. Sexual health and spinal cord injury. In: Fehlings MG, Vaccaro A, Boakye M, Rossignol S, Burns A, DiTunno J, eds. Essentials of Spinal Cord Injury. New York, NY: Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc; In press 2012. 5. Naphtali K, MacHattie E, Krassioukov A, Elliot C. PleasureABLE. Sexual device manual for persons with disabilities. Vancouver, BC: Disabilities Health Research Network; 2009. http://www.dhrn.ca/files/sexualhealthmanual_lowres_2010_0208.pdf. Accessed July 23, 2012. 6. Courtois F, Chervier K, Vezina J-G, et al. Assessment of sexual potential and treatment of sexual dysfunctions in men and women with spinal cord injury. In: Berkovsky TC, ed. Handbook of Spinal Cord Injuries: Types, Treatments, and Prognosis. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers Inc.; 2010:167-229. 7. Middleton JW, De Wolf A, Cameron ID, et al. Sexual health following spinal cord injury. In: Eng JJ, Teasell RW, Miller WC, et al., eds. Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Evidence. Version 3.0. Vancouver, BC; 2010:1-67. 8. Stevenson R, Elliott S. Sexual disorders with comorbid psychiatric and physical illness. In: Balon R, Segraves RT, eds. Clinical Manual of Sexual Disorders. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Publishing Inc.; 2009:59-94. 158 CAPTURING CAPACITY IN CANADIAN SCI REHABILITATION


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