Management of Spinal Cord Injuries E-Book

A Guide for Physiotherapists
Author: Lisa Harvey
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702036153
Category: Medical
Page: 316
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Combining 25 years of clinical, research and teaching experience, Dr Lisa Harvey provides an innovative 5-step approach to the physiotherapy management of people with spinal cord injury. Based on the International Classification of Functioning, this approach emphasises the importance of setting goals which are purposeful and meaningful to the patient. These goals are related to performance of motor tasks analysed in terms of 6 key impairments. The assessment and treatment performance of each of these impairments for people with spinal cord injury is described in the following chapters: training motor tasks strength training contracture management pain management respiratory management cardiovascular fitness training Dr Harvey develops readers' problem-solving skills equipping them to manage all types of spinal cord injuries. Central to these skills is an understanding of how people with different patterns of paralysis perform motor tasks and the importance of differentmuscles for motor tasks such as: transfers and bed mobility of people wheelchair mobility hand function for people with tetraplegia standing and walking with lower limb paralysis This book is for students and junior physiotherapists with little or no experience in the area of spinal cord injury but with a general understanding of the principles of physiotherapy. It is also a useful tool for experienced clinicians, including those keen to explore the evidence base that supports different physiotherapy interventions.

The Spinal Cord Injured Patient Comprehensive Management, Second Edition


Author: Bok Y. Lee,Lee E. Ostrander
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
ISBN: 188879951X
Category: Medical
Page: 432
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"The first goal in this edition of the book remains as in the first edition - to cover the broad issues involved in the care of the spinal cord injured patient. The second goal is to provide an evaluation of spinal cord injury by experts who are deeply involved with various aspects of spinal cord injury management. Included in this new and revised edition are chapters devoted to three significant areas of development, particularly upper limb reconstruction, the use of electrical stimulation, and neuronal preservation after ischemic injury. New chapters review the state of exercise, standing, and walking systems using electrical stimulation, and the important and emerging topic of neuronal preservation after ischemic injury. The scope of this book includes: diagnostic methods evaluation methods spinal cord injury pathophysiology medical/surgical management rehabilitation and issues of specialized care This book is a compendium of otherwise difficult to assemble knowledge replete with time tested methods as well as with contemporary developments in the form of new ideas, techniques, and concepts."

Spinal Cord Injuries - E-Book

Management and Rehabilitation
Author: Sue Ann Sisto,Erica Druin,Martha Macht Sliwinski
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323063020
Category: Medical
Page: 608
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From a hospital admittance to discharge to outpatient rehabilitation, Spinal Cord Injuries addresses the wide spectrum of rehabilitation interventions and administrative and clinical issues specific to patients with spinal cord injuries. Comprehensive coverage includes costs, life expectancies, acute care, respiratory care, documentation, goal setting, clinical treatment, complications, and activities of daily living associated with spinal cord patients. In addition to physical therapy interventions and family education components, this resource includes content on incidence, etiology, diagnosis, and clinical features of spinal cord injury. Case Studies with clinical application thinking exercises help you apply knowledge from the book to real life situations. Thoroughly referenced, evidence-based content provides the best evidence for treatment based on the most current research. Tables and boxes throughout each chapter organize and summarize important information for quick reference. Clinical Note boxes provide at-a-glance access to helpful tips. Over 500 clinical photos, line drawings, radiographs, and more bring important concepts to life. Highly respected experts in spinal cord injury rehabilitation, editors Sue Ann Sisto, Erica Druin, and Martha Sliwinski, provide authoritative guidance on the foundations and principles of practice for spinal cord injury. Companion DVD includes video clips of the techniques described throughout the book that demonstrate how to apply key concepts to practice.

Spinal Cord Injury

Medical Management and Rehabilitation
Author: Gary M. Yarkony
Publisher: Aspen Pub
ISBN: N.A
Category: Medical
Page: 236
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Here is a unique, multidisciplinary approach to the medical aspects of spinal cord injury rehabilitation. Special features include coverage of functional electrical stimulation, sexual function, bowel and bladder management, and pain management. Extensively referenced and easy-to-read, this book has become the standard medical text for the professional working with SCI patients.

Spinal Cord Injury


Author: Anders Holtz, MD, PhD,Richard Levi, MD, PhD
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199706815
Category: Medical
Page: 336
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Spinal cord injuries typically strike young, previously healthy persons, and leaves the individual with a severe, life-lasting impairment affecting all organ systems. Without adequate management, the risk of severe morbidity and mortality is very high. In contrast state-of-the-art management makes it possible for most persons with SCI to lead long, fulfilling, and autonomous lives despite neurological impairment. This book covers all medical and surgical aspects of modern SCI management from the scene of the accident through rehabilitation to the life-long follow up.

Management and Rehabilitation of Spinal Cord Injuries


Author: Hyun-Yoon Ko
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9789811070341
Category: Spinal cord
Page: N.A
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This comprehensive, up-to-date guide to the rehabilitation care of persons with spinal cord injuries and disorders draws on the ever-expanding scientific and clinical evidence base to provide clinicians with all the knowledge needed in order to make optimal management decisions during the acute, subacute, and chronic phases. A wealth of information is presented on the diverse medical consequences and complications encountered in these patients and on the appropriate rehabilitative measures in each circumstance. The coverage encompasses all forms of spinal cord injury and all affected organ systems. Readers will also find chapters on the basics of functional anatomy, neurological classification and evaluation, injuries specifically in children and the elderly, and psychological issues. The book will be an invaluable aid to assessment and medical care for physicians and other professional personnel in multiple specialties, including physiatrists, neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, internists, critical care physicians, urologists, neurologists, psychologists, and social workers.

Essentials of Spinal Cord Injury

Basic Research to Clinical Practice
Author: Michael G. Fehlings,Alexander R. Vaccaro,Maxwell Boakye
Publisher: Thieme
ISBN: 1604067276
Category: Medical
Page: 682
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Essentials of Spinal Cord Injury is written for the spinal cord injury (SCI) team and reflects the multidisciplinary nature of treating patients with SCI. It integrates emerging medical and surgical approaches to SCI with neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, neuroimaging, neuroplasticity, and cellular transplantation. This comprehensive yet concise reference will enable neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, neurologists, and allied health professionals caring for SCI patients to translate research results into patient care. It is also an excellent resource for those preparing for the board exam in SCI medicine. Key Features: Material is cross-referenced to highlight relationships between the different areas of SCI Chapters are concise, focused, and include key points, pearls, and pitfalls An Overview of the Literature table is provided in most chapters, giving readers a meaningful distillation of each publication referenced Each editor is a world-renowned expert in one of these core disciplines involved in the management of SCI patients: neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, spinal cord science, and rehabilitative medicine This is a must-have guide that all neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, neurologists, and allied health professionals involved in the care of spinal cord injury patients should have on their bookshelf.

Neurología Clínica, 2 vols. + e-dition

Vol 1. Diagnóstico y tratamiento. Vol 2. Trastornos neurológicos
Author: Walter G. Bradley,Robert B. Daroff,Gerald Fenichel,Joseph Jankovic
Publisher: Elsevier España
ISBN: 8480868619
Category: Medical
Page: 2672
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Nueva edición de la obra de referencia en neurología, que incluye todo lo relacionado con la neurociencia clínica y ofrece no sólo una descripción de las enfermedades neurológicas y su fisiopatología, sino también un método práctico para su diagnóstico y tratamiento. Esta 5.a edición presenta un novedoso diseño a todo color, incluyendo un gran número de nuevas tablas, figuras e imágenes radiográficas, todo ello estructurado muy racionalmente para que la lectura y localización de la información sea lo más asequible posible. Para esta edición se ha reescrito completamente el texto y casi una quinta parte de los capítulos han sido preparados por autores nuevos en el cuadro de colaboradores. En la sección de 'Neurofisiología Clínica' se incluyen dos nuevos subcapítulos, que abordan la estimulación magnética transcraneal, que refleja los últimos avances en el campo de la clínica. La obra analiza los avances derivados del florecimiento de la neurociencia, especialmente en la disciplina de neurogenética, en la cual se describe cómo la investigación en la regeneración del sistema nervioso y la biología de las células madre empieza a ser una esperanza para la recuperación y el tratamiento de procesos neurológicos degenerativos. Igualmente, aborda los avances producidos en otras áreas, como la neuroinmunología, neuroimagen y neurofisiología, con lo cual esta edición se convierte en un tratado completo, actualizado y fiel reflejo de la situación actual de la disciplina. Los avances en neurofarmacología han fomentado el desarrollo de nuevos fármacos y ensayos terapéuticos, con una mayor confianza en la medicina basada en la evidencia. También ahora se están aplicando a la neurocirugía métodos rigurosos al diseño y la realización de ensayos clínicos, incluido el uso de controles de referencia. Incorpora la e-dition (acceso a www.nicp.com), en la que se encuentra disponible todo el contenido de ambos volúmenes, todas las imágenes, así como imágenes adicionales y material de audio y vídeo. Se actualiza periódicamente con minirrevisiones de importantes publicaciones, nuevas en la literatura neurológica. Esta nueva edición de la obra de referencia en neurología, es un fiel reflejo de la situación actual de la disciplina.Contiene un novedoso diseño a todo color, que incluye todo lo relacionado con la neurociencia clínica y una descripción de las enfermedades neurológicas y su fisiopatología, así como un método práctico para su diagnóstico y tratamiento. Tratado completo y totalmente actualizado, refleja los avances derivados del florecimiento de la neurociencia, especialmente en la disciplina de neurogenética y en otras áreas como la neuroinmunología, neuroimagen y neurofisiología. Además, incorpora la e-dition (acceso a www.nicp.com), en la que se encuentra disponible todo el contenido de ambos volúmenes, todas las imágenes y los materiales adicionales de audio y vídeo. Gracias a este recurso online, la obra se actualiza periódicamente con minirrevisiones de importantes publicaciones, nuevas en la literatura neurológica.

Spinal Cord Medicine


Author: Denise I. Campagnolo,Steven Kirshblum,Mark S. Nash,Robert F. Heary,Peter H. Gorman
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1451154275
Category: Medical
Page: 624
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This comprehensive and practical reference is the perfect resource for the medical specialist treating persons with spinal cord injuries. The book provides detail about all aspects of spinal cord injury and disease. The initial seven chapters present the history, anatomy, imaging, epidemiology, and general acute management of spinal cord injury. The next eleven chapters deal with medical aspects of spinal cord damage, such as pulmonary management and the neurogenic bladder. Chapters on rehabilitation are followed by nine chapters dealing with diseases that cause non-traumatic spinal cord injury. A comprehensive imaging chapter is included with 30 figures which provide the reader with an excellent resource to understand the complex issues of imaging the spine and spinal cord.

Surgical Management of Spinal Cord Injury

Controversies and Consensus
Author: Arun Paul Amar
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470753145
Category: Medical
Page: 272
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Surgical Management of Spinal Cord Injury: Controversies and Consensus reviews the controversies pertaining to the emergency, diagnostic, medical, and surgical management of spinal cord injury (SCI). In vitro studies, animal models, and clinical outcome analyses have all failed to yield incontrovertible guidelines that define the role of surgery in SCI. As a result, there is no consensus regarding the necessity, timing, nature, or approach of surgical intervention. In this concise yet comprehensive book some of the leading authorities in the field scrutinize the scientific data and summarize the foundations of rational treatment paradigms. Specific topics include: the timing of decompressive surgery the adjunctive use of solumedrol management of penetrating injuries radiographic evaluation spinal stabilization pediatric SCI Surgical Management of Spinal Cord Injury is an essential new book for all members of the patient care team involved in spinal cord injury.

Spinal Trauma

Imaging, Diagnosis, and Management
Author: Eric D. Schwartz,Adam E. Flanders
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781762480
Category: Medical
Page: 419
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Written by recognized experts, this volume is a comprehensive reference on the use of advanced imaging techniques in the diagnosis and management of spinal trauma. In one cohesive source, the book brings together information on state-of-the-art clinical imaging—including multidetector CT and high-field MRI techniques—and the pathophysiology, neurologic evaluation, medical management, surgical treatment, and postoperative assessment of spine trauma and spinal cord injury. Also included are cutting-edge reviews of experimental imaging techniques and their applications and experimental therapies such as neurotransplantation. More than 700 illustrations—including 180 in full color—complement the text.

Living with Spinal Cord Injury: A Wellness Approach (Large Print 16pt)


Author: Adrian Cristian
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 1458721604
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 302
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The definitive guide for dealing with the major challenges those with spinal cord injuries face Medical advances have made it possible for those with spinal cord injuries to live an essentially normal life span' and to lead full' meaningful and productive lives. Inevitably' however' spinal injury superimposes special considerations on the routine activities and passages of life' and activities that might once have been easy can in many cases become increasingly difficult. This book identifies medical and nonmedical problems that individuals with SCI face as they get older' while providing practical advice on how to tackle these challenges. Includes information on health finances social support system the effects of aging.

Spinal cord injuries: comprehensive management and research


Author: Sir Ludwig Guttmann
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN: N.A
Category: Medical
Page: 694
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Still Lives

Narratives of Spinal Cord Injury
Author: Jonathan Cole
Publisher: Bradford Books
ISBN: 9780262033152
Category: Medical
Page: 330
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Twelve people living with spinal cord injuries and their repercussions are asked what it is like to live without movement or sensation in the body, discovering that the view of the impairment as a tragedy is shifted to the possibilities and richness of experiences available.

Surgical and Medical Management of Male Infertility


Author: Marc Goldstein,Peter N. Schlegel
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521881099
Category: Medical
Page: 351
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Written by world-renowned experts, this textbook comprehensively covers the evaluation, treatment and prevention of male infertility.

Chronic spinal cord injury

management of patients in acute hospital settings : national guidelines
Author: N.A
Publisher: Royal College of Physicians
ISBN: 1860163246
Category: Spinal cord
Page: 13
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Current Management of Male Infertility, An Issue of Urologic,


Author: Craig S Niederberger
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323266878
Category: Medical
Page: 784
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Current Management of Male Infertility, An Issue of Urologic,

Spinal Cord Injury

Functional Rehabilitation
Author: Martha Freeman Somers
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780838586167
Category: Medical
Page: 458
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This unique reference is an in-depth examination of the central role of the physical therapist in rehabilitation following spinal cord injury. This book encompasses all of the elements involved in a successful rehabilitation program. It includes a basic understanding of spinal cord injuries and issues relevant to disability, as well as knowledge of the physical skills involved in functional activities and the therapeutic strategies for acquiring these skills. It also presents an approach to the cord-injured person that promotes self-respect and encourages autonomy.Comprehensive information equips readers with a broad foundation of knowledge including topics relevant to spinal cord injury, its pathological repercussions, and medical and rehabilitative management in preparation for program planning, patient and family education, and effective participation as a member of a rehabilitation team. Problem-solving exercises prepare readers for problem-solving in a clinical setting with gray-boxed problems in each chapter that pose clinical questions. Appendix A presents solutions to problems. Abundant illustrations clarify the information presented in the text.An excellent reference for physical therapists.

Spinal Cord Injury


Author: Joost Verhaagen,John W. McDonald III
Publisher: Newnes
ISBN: 0444535071
Category: Medical
Page: 656
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Handbook of Clinical Neurology: Spinal Cord Injury summarizes advances in the clinical diagnosis, monitoring, prognostication, treatment, and management of spinal cord injuries. More specifically, it looks at new and important developments in areas such as high-resolution noninvasive neuroimaging, surgery, and electrical stimulation of motor, respiratory, bladder, bowel, and sexual functions. It also reviews the latest insights into spontaneous regeneration and recovery of function following rehabilitation, with emphasis on novel therapeutic strategies, such as gene therapy, transcranial stimulation, brain-machine interfaces, pharmacological approaches, molecular target discovery, and the use of olfactory ensheathing cells, stem cells, and precursor cells. Organized in five sections, the book begins with an overview of the development, maturation, biomechanics, and anatomy of the spinal cord before proceeding with a discussion of clinical diagnosis and prognosis as well as natural recovery, ambulation, and function following spinal cord injury. It then examines clinical neurophysiology in the prognosis and monitoring of traumatic spinal cord injury; medical, surgical and rehabilitative management of spinal cord trauma; and some new approaches for improving recovery in patients, including restoration of function by electrical stimulation, locomotor training, and the use of robotics. Other chapters cover cell transplantation, artificial scaffolds, experimental pharmacological interventions, and molecular and combinatorial strategies for repairing the injured spinal cord. This volume should be of interest to neuroscience and clinical neurology research specialists and practicing neurologists. Comprehensive coverage of the latest scientific understanding of spinal cord injuries Detailed coverage of current treatment best practices and potential future treatments Connects leading edge research programs to future treatment opportunities