Publication Year: 2013
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Sabharwal, Sunil
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 91
This compact text is a practical, concise guide for clinicians involved in the care of patients with spinal cord injuries and disorders. It covers a comprehensive and diverse list of topics encompassing the principles and practice of spinal cord injury care, including basic science fundamentals, traumatic spinal cord injury, non-traumatic myelopathies, physical function and rehabilitation, medical consequences and complications of spinal cord injury, psychosocial and quality of life issues, and systems-based practice.
•A concise, practical manual designed for rapid access to key information on a broad range of topics integral to the practice of spinal cord medicine
•Covers both traumatic spinal cord injury and non-traumatic disorders and their evaluation, management, medical complications, functional rehabilitation, and quality of life concerns
•Packed with useful tables to highlight and reinforce key material
•Formatted consistently with short, reader-friendly paragraphs and clarifying sub-titles