Spinal cord medicine: Principles and practice

Short Title:
Spinal cord medicine: Principles and practice
Model System:
SCI
Reference Type:
Journal Article
Accession No.:
R08355.
Journal:
N/A
Year, Volume, Issue, Page(s):
2003, vol. N/A, issue , pp i-xxiv, 1-1043
Publication Website:
Abstract:
Textbook designed for physicians, research scientists, and other health care professionals involved in the management of individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI) multiple sclerosis, and other spinal cord disorders. Begins with a review of the history of spinal cord medicine, anatomy and physiology, spinal cord imaging, epidemiology, and functional outcomes. Topics covered in subsequent chapters include acute SCI managements and surgical considerations; medical management; management of the bladder, bowel, and sexual dysfunction; neurologic aspects of spinal cord care; musculoskeletal care; rehabilitation; recent advances in spinal cord research; special topics in spinal cord medicine; psychosocial issues and support environment. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Author(s):
Lin, Vernon W.; Cardenas, Diana D.; Cutter, Nancy C.; Frost, Frederick S.; Hammond, Margaret C.; Lindblom, Laurie B.; Perkash, Inder; Waters, Robert; Woolsey, Robert M.
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