Synopses & Reviews
Representing the collective efforts of a multinational, multidisciplinary panel of spine and spinal cord trauma masters, this beautifully illustrated evidence-based textbook does more than provide multiple treatment options -- it offers unique access to insights from recognized spine experts and a thoughtful yet practical review of the most relevant literature and clinical evidence available in the field today. Each chapter centers on pertinent questions and objective reviews of state-of-the-art procedures that guide readers from an evaluation of the evidence through practical recommendations they can easily apply to their own practices.
- Succinct outline format -- easy to read and reference
- 138 detailed evidentiary tables appear throughout the text
- An innovative new classification system for spine trauma developed by The Spine Trauma Study Group, composed of 50 internationally recognized spine experts
- High-quality radiographs and full-color drawings and photographs complement the text
- Practical recommendations for the treatment of many common spinal injuries, including odontoid fractures, central cord injuries, and thoraco-lumbar flexion distraction injuries --in-depth information on everything from intensive care to rehabilitation
- An accompanying DVD contains 15 narrated videos -- over one hour of footage -- of actual procedures by the authors
Spine and Spinal Cord Trauma: Evidence-Based Management is an invaluable reference for orthopaedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, residents and fellows in those specialties, and allied health professionals who care for spine injury patients.
I would recommend this text to neurosurgeons and orthopeaedic surgeons.-JOST
A multinational, multidisciplinary panel of spine and spinal cord trauma masters provides information on multiple treatment options plus unique access to insights from recognized spine experts and a practical review of the most relevant and current literature and clinical evidence.
About the Author
Professor of Orthopaedics, Cordula Gunther Paetzold Chair in Spinal Cord Clinical Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada