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Spinal cord medicine : principles and practice

Author: Vernon W Lin; Diana D Cardenas
Publisher: [New York] : Demos, ©2003.
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This is the most comprehensive text available, encompassing the breadth and depth of the field of spinal cord medicine, covering topics from acute medical and surgical management to cutting-edge research, rehabilitation, and psychosocial care. This book was developed for all physicians, research scientists, and other health care professionals involved in the management of individuals with SCI, multiple sclerosis,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic book
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Spinal cord medicine.
New York : Demos, ©2003
(DLC) 2002004958
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vernon W Lin; Diana D Cardenas
ISBN: 1417570636 9781417570638 9781934559413 1934559415 1281974587 9781281974587 9786611974589 661197458X
OCLC Number: 67765267
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 1043 pages) : illustrations
Contents: History of spinal cord medicine / Ibrahim M. Eltorai --
Anatomy and function of the spinal cord / Harry G. Goshgarian --
Imaging of the spinal cord / Roland R. Lee and Blaine L. Hart --
Epidemiology of spinal cord injury / Michael J. DeVivo --
Outcomes following spinal cord injury / Ien Sie and Robert L. Waters --
Prehospital management of spinal cord injured patients / William Whetstone --
Acute medical management of spinal cord injury / Cristina Barboi and William T. Peruzzi --
Factors affecting surgical decision making / Patrick J. Connolly --
Cervical injuries : indications and options for surgery / Christopher M. Bono, Michael J. Vives, and Christopher P. Kauffman --
Surgical management for thoracolumbar spinal njuries / Paul E. Savas and Alexander R. Vaccaro --
Respiratory dysfunction in spinal cord disorders / Catherine S.H. Sassoon and Ahmet Baydur --
Sleep disorders in spinal cord injury / Lawrence J. Epstein and Robert Brown --
Cardiovascular dysfunction in spinal cord disorders / Sunil Sabharwal --
Thromboembolism in spinal cord disorders / David Chen --
Infection and spinal cord injury / Rabih O. Darouiche --
Thermoregulation in the SCI patient / Thomas C. Cesario and Rabih O. Darouiche --
The immune system and inflammatory response in persons with SCI / Frederick S. Frost and Lily C. Pien --
Endocrine and metabolic consequences of spinal cord injuries / James K. Schmitt and Diane L. Schroeder --
Primary care for persons with spinal cord injury / James K. Schmitt [and others] --
Spinal cord injury : the role of pharmacokinetics in optimizing drug therapy / J. Steven Richardson and Jack L. Segal --
Normal and abnormal micturition / John Wheeler --
Renal insufficiency in patients with spinal cord injury / Cyril H. Barton and N.D. Vaziri --
Urologic management in spinal cord injury / Donald R. Bodner and Inder Perkash --
Urolithiasis in spinal cord disorders / Daniel Culkin and Michael V. Binins --
The gastrointestinal system after spinal cord injury / Steven A. Stiens, Noel R. Fajardo, and Mark A. Korsten --
Sexual dysfunction and infertility in men with spinal cord disorders / Stacy Elliott --
Neurologic assessment of spinal cord dysfunction / Ralph Marino --
The electrodiagnostic examination in spinal cord disorders / Asa J. Wilbourn --
Electrophysiologic evaluation of the spinal tracts / Mark A. Lissens --
Acute nontraumatic myelopathies / Robert M. Woolsey and David S. Martin --
Chronic nontraumatic myelopathies / Robert M. Woolsey and David S. Martin --
Multiple sclerosis / Jack Burks, G. Kim Bigley, and Haydon Hill --
Pain management in persons with spinal cord disorders / Thomas N. Bryce and Kristjan T. Ragnarsson --
Management of spasticity / Patricia W. Nance --
Autonomic dysfunction in spinal cord disease / Brenda Mallory --
Syringomyelia / James W. Little --
Dual diagnosis : spinal cord injury and brain injury / Ziyad Ayyoub [and others] --
Musculoskeletal pain and overuse injuries / Michael L. Boninger [and others] --
Management of long bone fractures / Douglas Garland and Leslie Shokes --
Bone loss and osteoporosis following spinal cord injury / Beatrice Jenny Kiratli --
Functional restoration of the upper extremity in tetraplegia / Vincent R. Hentz and Timothy R. McAdams --
The medical management of pressure ulcers / Michael M. Priebe [and others] --
The surgical management of pressure ulcers / Robert E. Montroy and Ibrahim Eltorai --
Heterotopic ossification / Robert Montroy --
Cardiovascular fitness after spinal cord injury / Mark S. Nash --
Wheelchairs and seating / Rory A. Cooper [and others] --
Spinal orthoses / Ed Ayyappa and Kelly Downs --
Upper limb orthoses / Michal Atkins, Darrell Clark, and Robert Waters --
Lower limb orthoses and rehabilitation / Ann Yamane --
Activities of daily living / Catherine LeViseur and Sherry Sonka-Maarek --
Recreation and leisure skills for people with spinal cord disorders / Jo Lemons and Nancy C. Cutter --
Vocational rehabilitation / Kurt L. Johnson --
Driving with a spinal cord disorder / Norman F. Simoes and Laurie Lindblom --
Functional electrical stimulation / Peter H. Gorman --
Functional magnetic stimulation / Vernon Lin and Ian Hsiao --
Mechanisms and natural history of spinal cord injury / Sandra K. Kostyk, Phillip G. Popovich, and Bradford T. Stokes --
Acute treatment strategies for spinal cord injury / Edward D. Hall --
Recent advances in neural regeneration / Hans S. Keirstead and Oswald Steward --
Spinal cord repair strategies / Henrich Cheng and Yu-Shang Lee --
Retraining the human spinal cord / V. Reggie Edgerton, Susan J. Harkema, and Bruce H. Dobkin --
Spinal cord injury and aging / Susan Charlifue and Daniel Lammertse --
Women's health challenges after spinal cord injury / Amie Jackson --
Spinal cord disorders in children and adolescents / Lawrence C. Vogel, Randal R. Betz, and Mary Jane Mulcahey --
The prevention of spinal cord injury / Russ Fine, Wendy Sykes-Horn, and Katherine Terry --
Psychosocial factors in spinal cord injury / Robert A. Moverman --
Social issues in spinal cord injury / Helen T. Bosshart --
The costs of spinal cord injury / Monroe Berkowitz --
Model spinal cord injury systems of care / Michael J. DeVivo --
VA spinal cord injury system of care / Margaret C. Hammond --
Consortium for spinal cord medicine clinical practice guidelines / Dawn M. Sexton, Kenneth C. Parsons, and J. Paul Thomas --
Subspecialty certification in spinal cord injury medicine / Margaret C. Hammond --
CARF : the rehabilitation accreditation commission / Peggy S. Neale --
Architectural considerations for improving access / Ian Hsiao and Thomas Hodne --
Health industry and product information / Pamela E. Wilson and Gerald H. Clayton.
Responsibility: editor-in-chief, Vernon W. Lin ; associate editors, Diana D. Cardenas [and others].


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