Spinal Cord Medicine: Principles and Practice

Publication Year: 2010

Edition: 2nd

Authors/Editor: Lin

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 978-1-93-386419-8

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 95

Doody Core Title:

  • Score: 2.14 (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation)
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Spinal Cord Medicine: Principles and Practice, second edition, reflects the breadth and depth of this multi-faceted specialty. Involving over 150 authors from more than 20 fields of medicine, it is a trusted reference for anyone who works with spinal cord patients and strives to deliver superior clinical care and improve outcomes.

The thoroughly revised second edition of this authoritative reference continues to define the standard of care for the field of spinal cord medicine. Encompassing all of the diseases and disorders that may a!ect the proper functioning of the spinal cord or spinal nerves, this comprehensive volume provides a state of the art review of the principles of care and best practices for restoring function and quality of life to patients with spinal cord injuries.

Expert contributors from multiple disciplines cover topics ranging from acute medical and surgical management of specific problems to cutting-edge research, bladder, bowel and sexual dysfunction, neurologic and musculoskeletal issues, advanced rehabilitation techniques and technologies, functional outcomes, and psychosocial care. While comprehensive in scope, Spinal Cord Medicine offers practical guidance for physicians and other health care professionals involved in the management of individuals with SCI, multiple sclerosis, and other spinal cord disorders.

The second edition has been completely updated to fully reflect current science and practice. Each section has been re-ordered to better present information and the second edition brings in many new authors and topics, more diagrams, illustrations, and tables to solidify concepts, and contains 18 entirely new chapters.

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Lin
ISBN: 978-1-93-386419-8
Specialty:
Neurology
Rehabilitation & Physical Medicine
Language: English
Edition: 2nd
Pages: 1200
Year: 2010
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 95

Doody Core Title:
Score:
  • 2.14 (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation)

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