ABC of Spinal Cord Injury
Grundy, David; Swain, Andrew
0727915185 4th Ed
Publisher: BMJ Books
Pub. Date: 24th January 2002
Availability: In print
Editor: Edited by Ian Beckinham
Spinal cord trauma is potentially the most devastating consequence of injury to the spine. This well-established, practical guide provides a detailed overview from the scene of the accident to rehabilitation and discharge from hospital care. This latest edition has been substantially rewritten to include the most recent developments in practical management of patients with potential spine injury and risk-minimization techniques. There is also a new chapter on spinal cord injury in developing countries.
At the accident; evacuation and initial management at hospital; radiological investigations; early management and complications I; early management and complications II; medical management in the spinal injuries unit; urological management; nursing; physiotherapy; occupational therapy; social needs of patient and family; transfer of care from hospital to community; later management and complications I; later management and complications II; management of spinal cord injury in developing countries.
A comprehensive, well-illustrated and indexed book, which is a vade mecum.
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No. of pages: 94
Page size: 297 x 212