This comprehensive, up-to-date guide to the rehabilitation care of persons with spinal cord injuries and disorders draws on the ever-expanding scientific and clinical evidence base to provide clinicians with all the knowledge needed in order to make optimal management decisions during the acute, subacute, and chronic phases. A wealth of information is presented on the diverse medical consequences and complications encountered in these patients and on the appropriate rehabilitative measures in each circumstance.
The coverage encompasses all forms of spinal cord injury and all affected organ systems. Readers will also find chapters on the basics of functional anatomy, neurological classification and evaluation, injuries specifically in children and the elderly, and psychological issues. The book will be an invaluable aid to assessment and medical care for physicians and other professional personnel in multiple specialties, including physiatrists, neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, internists, critical care physicians, urologists, neurologists, psychologists, and social workers.
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Orthopaedic Basic Science, Fourth Edition, explains and reviews the basic science you need to know for a strong foundation in orthopaedic practice. Included with this edition is a collection of web-based, interactive clinical cases that expand on book topics, from paediatric septic hip and osteoporosis to lytic and radio lucent lesions;Orthopaedic Basic Science; gives you a more in-depth understanding of the biology and biomechanics of the musculoskeletal system as they relate to clinical practice. Peer-reviewed by expert clinicians and scientists, the new fourth edition of this clinically relevant text is geared to your learning needs and is also used as a standard text in orthopaedic residency programs around the world.
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The definitive guide to putting spinal cord injury research into practice
Essentials of Spinal Cord Injury is written for the spinal cord injury (SCI) team and reflects the multidisciplinary nature of treating patients with SCI. It integrates emerging medical and surgical approaches to SCI with neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, neuroimaging, neuroplasticity, and cellular transplantation. This comprehensive yet concise reference will enable neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, neurologists, and allied health professionals caring for SCI patients to translate research results into patient care. It is also an excellent resource for those preparing for the board exam in SCI medicine.
Material is cross-referenced to highlight relationships between the different areas of SCI
Chapters are concise, focused, and include key points, pearls, and pitfalls
An Overview of the Literature table is provided in most chapters, giving readers a meaningful distillation of each publication referenced
Each editor is a world-renowned expert in one of these core disciplines involved in the management of SCI patients: neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, spinal cord science, and rehabilitative medicine
This is a must-have guide that all neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, neurologists, and allied health professionals involved in the care of spinal cord injury patients should have on their bookshelf.
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Spinal Deformities: The Essentials, Second Edition presents a detailed overview of current key principles and practices involved in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with spinal deformities. Each chapter of this introductory text begins with “The Essentials,” a bulleted list that summarizes the most important concepts presented, providing busy surgeons, residents, and fellows with a quick refresher before surgery.
Key Features of the second edition:
Seven new chapters: Measuring Value in Spinal Deformity Care; Intraoperative Neuromonitoring in Spinal Deformity Surgery; Anatomy with an Emphasis on Alignment; The Importance of the Sacrum and Pelvis in Deformity Evaluation and Treatment; Early Onset Scoliosis; Lateral Interbody Fusion Approaches in Spinal Deformity; and Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) for Adult Deformities
All chapters cover classification, patient evaluation, radiographic assessment, indication, treatment options, and complications
Straightforward explanations of the basic as well as the latest advanced modalities and surgical strategies
Written by leading experts in spine surgery, this text will be an invaluable reference for all orthopedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, residents, and fellows involved in the care of patients with spinal deformities.
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This case–based clinical text is an exhaustive review of orthodontic problems in the vertical dimension, with evidence–based guidelines for successful diagnosis and treatment. A total of 21 cases address dental deep bites, skeletal deep bites, dental open bites, skeletal open bites, and posterior open bites. Each case includes pretreatment, interim, and posttreatment orthodontic records, as well as references to provide a solid evidence base for decision making. Written with a clinical focus, Orthodontics in the Vertical Dimension is ideal for the practicing orthodontist and makes an excellent resource for residents in pursuit of board certification.
Detailed case–based scenarios for treatment of the spectrum of open bites and deep bites
Cases presented in question and answer format to encourage thought
2500 clinical photographs and illustrations.
This is a great textbook, and I will use it in my classes. Highly organized and elaborately illustrated, the authors work is inspired by problem–based learning and stimulates cognitive processes by encouraging critical thinking. Their text deserves a must read category for orthodontic professionals of all ages.
Dr. Jeryl D. English DDS, MS, Chairman and Graduate Program Director, Department of Orthodontics, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
A terrific book for students of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics, covering the vertical dimension and much more. A wide range of cases are presented, treatment plans are realistic, and the authors openly discuss complications encountered during treatment.
Dr. Greg J. Huang, DMD, MSD, MPH Professor and Chair Department of Orthodontics, The University of Washington School of Dentistry
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Established as the leading textbook on imaging diagnosis of brain and spine disorders, Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain and Spine is now in its Fourth Edition. This thoroughly updated two-volume reference delivers cutting-edge information on nearly every aspect of clinical neuroradiology. Expert neuroradiologists, innovative renowned MRI physicists, and experienced leading clinical neurospecialists from all over the world show how to generate state-of-the-art images and define diagnoses from crucial clinical/pathologic MR imaging correlations for neurologic, neurosurgical, and psychiatric diseases spanning fetal CNS anomalies to disorders of the aging brain. Highlights of this edition include over 6,800 images of remarkable quality, more color images, and new information using advanced techniques, including perfusion and diffusion MRI and functional MRI.
A companion Website will offer the fully searchable text and an image bank.
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The thoroughly revised, updated Seventh Edition of Rockwood and Wilkins’ Fractures in Children offers a complete print and multimedia package: the established “gold-standard” reference on pediatric fractures and access to an integrated content website. The world’s foremost authorities provide comprehensive coverage of all bone and joint injuries seen in children. The contributors present the historical background, diagnosis, and pathological anatomy of each injury. They thoroughly discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the various alternative methods for treating each injury. Finally, each author presents a step-by-step description of his or her preferred method of treatment.
This edition has a more international group of contributors. More tips and pearls have been added to the authors’ preferred method presentations, and coverage of complications has been expanded. New chapters cover casting, remodeling and what is unique about children’s fractures; principles of physical examination of children with fractures; and treacherous children’s fractures.
A companion website contains the fully searchable text, an image bank, and videos of the ten most difficult procedures.