Spine Secrets Plus—a Secrets Series® title in the new PLUS format— gives you the answers you need to succeed on your rotations, your boards, and your career. Dr. Vincent J. Devlin provides the expert perspective you need to grasp the nuances of spine surgery and related specialties. This new edition offers expanded coverage, a larger format, and colorful visual elements to provide an overall enhanced learning experience. All this, along with the popular question-and answer approach, makes it a perfect concise board review tool and a handy clinical reference.
- Prepare effectively with the proven question-and-answer format of the highly acclaimed Secrets Series®.
- Master all common conditions and their treatments.
- Identify key facts using the "Top 100 Secrets".
- Review material quickly thanks to bulleted lists, tables, and short answers.
- Apply memory aids and "secrets" from experts in the field.
I. Regional Spinal Anatomy
Chapter 1: Clinically Relevant Anatomy of the Cervical Region
Chapter 2: Clinically Relevant Anatomy of the Thoracic Region
Chapter 3: Clinically Relevant Anatomy of the Lumbar and Sacral Region
II Clinical Evaluation of the Spine Patient
Chapter 4: Evaluation of Cervical Spine Disorders
Chapter 5: Evaluation of Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Disorders
Chapter 6: Evaluation of the Spine Trauma Patient
Chapter 7: Evaluation of Spinal Deformities
Chapter 8: Disability EvaluationIII Spinal Imaging
Chapter 9: Strategies for Imaging in Spinal Disorders
Chapter 10: Radiographic Assessment of the Spine
Chapter 11: Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Spine
Chapter 12: Computed Tomography and CT-Myelography
Chapter 13: Nuclear Imaging and Spinal Disorders
IV Assesssment and Non-surgical Management of Spinal Disorders
Chapter 14: Rehabilitation Medicine Approaches to Spinal Disorders
Chapter 15: Pharmacologic Management of Chronic Spinal Pain
Chapter 16: Diagnostic and Theraputic Spinal Injections
Chapter 17: Electrodiagnosis in Spinal Disorders
Chapter 18: Spinal Orthoses
Chapter 19: Complementary and Alternative Medicine Treatment for Back Pain
V Surgical Management of the Spine: General Considerations
Chapter 20: Indications for Surgical Intervention in Spinal Disorders
Chapter 21: When Not to Operate for Spinal Disorders
Chapter 22: Preoperative Assessment and Planning for Patients Undergoing Spine Surgery
Chapter 23: Procedures for Decompression of the Spinal Cord and Nerve Roots
Chapter 24: Spinal Arthrodesis and Bone-Grafting Techniques
Chapter 25: Surgical Approaches to the Cervical Spine
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- © Mosby 2012
- 15th June 2011
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