This second edition updates and expands on the original bestseller, Contemporary Management of Spinal Cord Injuries, with completely new chapters on applied biomechanics, pediatric spinal cord injury, patient selection and timing of the surgery, NASCIS 3 and other spinal cord injury drug trials. In addition, the text reviews the management of spinal cord injured patients with sports injuries from epidemiology to return to play, and the nutritional assessment and management of spina cord-injured patients.
Contemporary Management of Spinal Cord Injuries, Second Edition provides significant value to the neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, physiatrists, urologists, rehab specialist and others caring for the victims of spinal cord injury.
This must-have text will teach the reader to:Identify the most common spine fractures Understand and evaluate today's state-of-the-art concepts regarding the management of spinal cord injury Understand the appropriate surgical technique Develop a multidisciplinary approach to the management of the spinal cord injured-patient
(Distributed by Thieme for the American Association of Neurological Surgeons)
Publisher: American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)
Number of pages: 365
Weight: 1146 g
Dimensions: 267 x 191 mm
Edition: 2nd New edition
Excellent...addresses state-of-the-art management of spinal cord injury...text flows in a logical and coherent fashion...an outstanding book on a complicated and multidisciplinary topic...well worth the price... --Journal of Neurosurgery
Acclaim for the first edition: "An excellent and quite instructive text...well-organized...the authors are leaders in their respective fields...appeals to neurosurgical trainees...also of interest to busy spine surgeons..." --Journal of Neurosurgery
"A comprehensive overview of the management of the patient with spinal cord injury...a complete and detailed account of the current thinking...a very useful book for the practicing and training neurosurgeon." --Doody's Review Journal
"Every aspect of the pathology and management of spinal cord injury is dealt with thoroughly...well illustrated...the editors are to be congratulated...recommended to every general neurosurgeon." --British Journal of Neurosurgery
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