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Author Borenstein, David G.

Title Low back and neck pain : comprehensive diagnosis and management / David G. Borenstein, Sam W. Wiesel, Scott D. Boden
Edition Third edition
Published Philadelphia : Saunders, [2004]


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 WATERFT HEALTH  617.56406 Bor/Lba 2004  AVAILABLE
Description xv, 921 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents Sect. IV. Therapy -- Ch. 19. Medical Therapy -- Ch. 20. Surgical Therapy -- App. A. Low Back Pain -- App. B. Neck Pain
Sect. I. Anatomy, Biomechanics, Epidemiology, and Sources of Spinal Pain -- Ch. 1. Anatomy and Biomechanics of the Cervical and Lumbar Spine -- Ch. 2. Epidemiology of Neck and Low Back Pain -- Ch. 3. Sources of Spinal Pain -- Sect. II. Clinical Evaluation of Neck and Low Back Pain -- Ch. 4. History -- Ch. 5. Physical Examination -- Ch. 6. Laboratory Tests -- Ch. 7. Radiographic Evaluation -- Ch. 8. Miscellaneous Evaluations -- Ch. 9. A Standardized Approach to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Spinal Pain -- Sect. III. Diseases Associated with Spinal Pain -- Ch. 10. Mechanical Disorders of the Spine -- Ch. 11. Rheumatologic Disorders of the Spine -- Ch. 12. Infections of the Spine -- Ch. 13. Tumors and Infiltrative Lesions of the Spine -- Ch. 14. Endocrinologic and Metabolic Disorders of the Spine -- Ch. 15. Hematologic Disorders of the Spine -- Ch. 16. Neurologic and Psychiatric Disorders of the Spine -- Ch. 17. Referred Pain -- Ch. 18. Miscellaneous Diseases
Summary "Previously published as two separate books, Low Back Pain and Neck Pain, this book presents all of today's best clinical knowledge on both of these areas in a single comprehensive, definitive volume. Its multidisciplinary approach thoroughly explores the pathophysiology, evaluation, and management of back and neck pain, putting the latest techniques and treatments at readers' fingertips. Key features in the book include: All of the newest medication guidelines - including tumor necrosis factor inhibitors in inflammatory disease and sciatica, the appropriate use of cox-2 inhibitors and analgesics and much more; Explores topics such as Tnf alpha inhibitors in spine disease, new osteoporosis therapies and recent breakthroughs in diabetes treatment; Updates the surgery section with new information on minimally invasive surgery, the role of bone morphogenic protein and disc replacement; Incorporates new content on complementary and alternative therapies."--Publisher's description
Notes Rev. ed. of 2nd ed.: Low back pain. c1995
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Spine -- Diseases -- Diagnosis.
Backache -- Treatment.
Neck pain -- Treatment.
Low Back Pain.
Neck Pain.
Spinal Diseases.
Neck Pain -- therapy.
Spinal Diseases.
Low Back Pain -- diagnosis.
Low Back Pain -- therapy.
Neck Pain -- diagnosis.
Author Wiesel, Sam W.
Boden, Scott D.
Borenstein, David G. Low back pain
LC no. 2003057378
ISBN 072169277X alkaline paper
FORMERLY Low back pain
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