Spine and Spinal Cord Trauma: Evidence-Based Management

Spine and Spinal Cord Trauma: Evidence-Based Management

By: Alexander R. Vaccaro (author), Marcel F. Dvorak (author), Michael Fehlings (author)Hardback

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Representing the collective efforts of a multinational, multidisciplinary panel of spine and spinal cord trauma masters, this beautifully illustrated evidence-based textbook does more than provide multiple treatment options -- it offers unique access to insights from recognized spine experts and a thoughtful yet practical review of the most relevant literature and clinical evidence available in the field today. Each chapter centers on pertinent questions and objective reviews of state-of-the-art procedures that guide readers from an evaluation of the evidence through practical recommendations they can easily apply to their own practices. Features: Succinct outline format -- easy to read and reference 138 detailed evidentiary tables appear throughout the text An innovative new classification system for spine trauma developed by The Spine Trauma Study Group, composed of 50 internationally recognized spine experts High-quality radiographs and full-color drawings and photographs complement the text Practical recommendations for the treatment of many common spinal injuries, including odontoid fractures, central cord injuries, and thoraco-lumbar flexion distraction injuries --in-depth information on everything from intensive care to rehabilitation An accompanying DVD contains 15 narrated videos -- over one hour of footage -- of actual procedures by the authors Spine and Spinal Cord Trauma: Evidence-Based Management is an invaluable reference for orthopaedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, residents and fellows in those specialties, and allied health professionals who care for spine injury patients.

About Author

Professor of Orthopaedics, Cordula Gunther Paetzold Chair in Spinal Cord Clinical Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada


Contents Section 1. Evidence-Based Medicine: Outcomes Assessment Section 2. Fundamental Principles and Clinical Assessment Section 3. Imaging Section 4. Problem-Based Approach to the Principles of Spinal Injury Management Section 5. Upper Cervical Injuries and their Management Section 6. Subaxial Cervical Spine Injuries and their Management Section 7. Thoracolumbar Spine Injuries and their Management Section 8. Rehabilitation Following Spinal Injury and Late Complications Section 9. Emerging Techniques and Translational Research

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781604062212
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 592
  • ID: 9781604062212
  • weight: 2076
  • ISBN10: 1604062215

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