Spinal cord medicine / editors, Steven Kirshblum, Vernon W. Lin
- I. Introduction. History of spinal cord medicine -- Development, anatomy, and function of the spinal cord -- Pathology of the spinal cord -- Epidemiology of spinal cord injury -- Neurological assessment and classification of spinal cord injury -- Imaging of the spinal cord -- Electrodiagnostic evaluation of spinal cord disorders -- Functional assessment in spinal cord injury -- Predicting outcomes following spinal cord injury -- II. Acute spinal cord injury management and surgical considerations. Prehospital management of spinal cord injury -- Management of trauma patients with complex injuries -- Neuro-critical care management of acute spinal cord injury -- Factors affecting surgical decision making in the management of spinal cord injury -- Surgical management for cervical spinal injuries -- Surgical management for thoracolumbar spinal injuries -- III. Medical management. Cardiovascular dysfunction in spinal cord disorders -- Autonomic dysfunction and management -- Respiratory and sleep disorders in spinal cord dysfunction -- Infections in persons with spinal cord injury -- Endocrinology and metabolism of persons with spinal cord injury -- Nutrition in spinal cord injury -- Urologic management and renal disease in spinal cord injury -- Gastrointestinal disorders in spinal cord injury -- Sexual dysfunction and infertility in individuals with spinal cord disorders -- IV. Neurological and musculoskeletal care. Pain management in persons with spinal cord injury -- Overuse injuries and fractures in spinal cord injury -- Spasticity management -- Surgical restoration of the hand in tetraplegia: tendon and nerve transfers -- Medical management of pressure injuries in patients with spinal cord disorders -- The surgical management of pressure injuries -- Spine complications in patients with chronic spinal cord injury -- Dual diagnosis: spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury -- Posttraumatic syringomyelia and spinal cord tethering -- Acute and chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathies -- Nontraumatic myelopathies -- Tumors of the spinal cord and spinal canal -- Spondylotic and myelopathic myelopathies -- Multiple sclerosis -- Motor neuron disease and V. Spinal cord rehabilitation. Spinal cord rehabilitation -- Activities of daily living and upper limb orthotics -- Advanced mobility and strategies to promote walking function after spinal cord injury -- Spinal orthoses -- Wheelchairs and seating for people with spinal cord injury -- Vocational rehabilitation for individuals with spinal cord injury -- Sports and recreation -- Driver training after spinal cord injury -- Functional electric stimulation for patients with spinal cord injury -- Therapeutic exercise after spinal cord injury -- Home modifications and architectural changes for spinal cord injury patients -- Psychosocial factors in spinal cord injury -- VI. Recent advances in spinal cord research. Recent advances in spinal cord research: preclinical spinal cord injury, plasticity, and repair -- Clinical trials for patients with acute spinal cord injury -- Basic concepts underlying activity-dependent mechanisms in the rehabilitation of sensory-motor function after spinal cord injury -- Functional magnetic stimulation -- VII. System-based practice in spinal cord medicine and special topics. Spinal cord injuries and disorders in children and adolescents -- Women's health challenges after spinal cord injuries and disorders -- Spinal cord injury and aging -- Primary care for persons with spinal cord disorders -- International perspectives on spinal cord injury care.
- 9780826137753 (electronic bk.), 082613775X (electronic bk.), 9780826137746 (hardcover), and 0826137741 (hardcover)
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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