Red Flags and Blue Lights - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780702055102, 9780702079375

Red Flags and Blue Lights

2nd Edition

Managing Serious Spinal Pathology

Authors: Sue Greenhalgh James Selfe
eBook ISBN: 9780702079375
eBook ISBN: 9780702079382
eBook ISBN: 9780702079399
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 11th June 2019
Page Count: 232
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Communication
Chapter 3 Osteoporosis: Diagnosis
Chapter 4 Osteoporosis: Consequences and Care
Chapter 5 Cauda Equina Syndrome: Diagnosis
Chapter 6 Cauda Equina Syndrome: Consequences and Care
Chapter 7 Metastatic Spinal Cord Compression (MSCC)
Chapter 8 Metastatic Spinal Cord Compression (MSCC): Consequences and Care


Key Features

  • The book's small, portable size makes it ideal for reference in any practice setting.
  • Presents information in an accessible, at-a-glance format.
  • The unique red flag hierarchy assists with clinical reasoning.
  • Index of Suspicion highlights the most likely conditions indicated by specific red flags.
  • Discussion of 3D thinking encourages clinicians to look beyond immediate symptoms to find the underlying cause of a problem.
  • Discussion of red herrings describes how to approach indicators that may mislead a diagnosis.
  • Information on the concept of conditional probabilities helps practitioners make informed clinical decisions.

Details

No. of pages:
232
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2019
Published:
11th June 2019
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780702079375
eBook ISBN:
9780702079382
eBook ISBN:
9780702079399

About the Authors

Sue Greenhalgh Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Physiotherapist

James Selfe Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Physiotherapy, Department of Health Professions, Faculty of Health, Psychology and Social Care, Manchester Metropolitan University