Where should patients be transferred following surgery for cauda equina and conus medullaris syndrome?

Updated: Jun 14, 2018
  • Author: Segun Toyin Dawodu, JD, MD, MS, MBA, LLM, FAAPMR, FAANEM; Chief Editor: Nicholas Lorenzo, MD, CPE, MHCM, FAAPL  more...
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On discharge from the surgical ward, patients often are transferred to an acute rehabilitation unit, from which they may be discharged, transferred to a subacute unit, or transferred to long-term care, depending on the level of long-term disability.

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