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By Alexander R. Vaccaro, Michael G. Fehlings, Marcel F. Dvorak

Representing the collective efforts of a multinational, multidisciplinary
panel of backbone and spinal twine trauma masters, this superbly illustrated
evidence-based textbook does greater than offer a number of therapies -- it
offers specific entry to insights from well-known backbone specialists and a considerate
yet functional evaluation of the main correct literature and scientific facts
available within the box this present day. each one bankruptcy facilities on pertinent questions and
objective studies of state of the art techniques that consultant readers from an
evaluation of the proof via useful options they could simply
apply to their very own practices.

Features:

  • Succinct define layout -- effortless to learn and reference

  • 138 designated evidentiary tables seem through the
    textual content
  • An leading edge new category approach for backbone
    trauma constructed via The backbone Trauma examine workforce, composed of fifty
    the world over well-known backbone specialists
  • High-quality radiographs and full-color drawings and
    pictures supplement the textual content
  • Practical strategies for the therapy of many
    universal spinal accidents, together with odontoid fractures, primary twine accidents,
    and thoraco-lumbar flexion distraction accidents --in-depth info on
    every little thing from extensive care to rehabilitation
  • An accompanying DVD includes 15 narrated video clips -- over
    one hour of photos -- of exact systems by way of the authors

Spine and Spinal twine Trauma: Evidence-Based Management is a useful reference for
orthopaedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, citizens and fellows in these specialties, and allied healthiness execs who deal with backbone harm patients.

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Spine and spinal cord trauma: evidence-based management

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34 It is found that the presence of neurological symptoms was a major predictor of RTW status at follow-up. A similarly complex but useful and important measure of injury outcome is the measure of health service use (HSU). 35 Like RTW it is an important measure from a societal point of view. These two single-item outcomes are interesting in that they produce a single measure directly dependent on multiple parameters spread over all the World Health Organization (WHO) International Classification of Functioning (ICF) health domains.

Kraemer WJ, Schemitsch EH, Lever J, McBroom RJ, McKee MD, Waddell JP. Functional outcome of thoracolumbar burst fractures without neurological deficit. J Orthop Trauma 1996;10:541–544 10. Wood K, Buttermann G, Mehbod A, et al. Operative compared with nonoperative treatment of a thoracolumbar burst fracture without neurological deficit: a prospective, randomized study. J Bone Joint Surg Am 2003;85-A:773–781 11. Sledge CB. Crisis, challenge, and credibility. J Bone Joint Surg Am 1985; 67:658–662 12.

International Spinal Cord Injury Core Data Set. Spinal Cord 2006;44:535–540 40. Stoll T, Brach M, Huber EO, et al. ICF Core Set for patients with musculoskeletal conditions in the acute hospital. Disabil Rehabil 2005;27: 381–387 41. Scheuringer M, Stucki G, Huber EO, et al. ICF Core Set for patients with musculoskeletal conditions in early post-acute rehabilitation facilities. Disabil Rehabil 2005;27:405–410 42. Ewert T, Grill E, Bartholomeyczik S, et al. ICF Core Set for patients with neurological conditions in the acute hospital.

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