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Spinal Cord Injury

Thomas Bryce (author) Ralph Buschbacher (series editor)

ISBN: 9781933864471

Publication Date: Sep 2009

Format: Hardback

Addressing over one hundred varied topics related to spinal cord injury, ranging from Treatment of Vocal Fold Paralysis or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders to Intrathecal Pump Management and Paraplegia, this text is a handy reference for the busy practitioner. It is organised into three sections that cover the medical and psychological conditions associated with spinal cord injury; discuss common interventions; and outline expected functional outcomes.
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Addressing over one hundred varied topics related to spinal cord injury, ranging from Treatment of Vocal Fold Paralysis or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders to Intrathecal Pump Management and Paraplegia, this text is a handy reference for the busy practitioner. It is organised into three sections that cover the medical and psychological conditions associated with spinal cord injury; discuss common interventions; and outline expected functional outcomes.

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This is an excellent reference of basic information about the common and uncommon complications seen in patients with spinal cord injuries. This is a helpful quick reference...can be an important guide for general practitioners...an excellent reference for rehabilitation residents.- Leslie K Rydberg, MD, (Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago)
Imprint Demos Medical
Pages 240
Date Published 30 Sep 2009
Publisher Demos Medical Publishing
Subject/s Neurology & clinical neurophysiology   Rehabilitation: brain & spinal injuries  
Conditions: 1. Airway Issues: Tracheal Stenosis; 2. Airway Issues: Vocal Fold Paralysis; 3. Autonomic Nervous System Issues: Autonomic Dysreflexia; 4. Autonomic Nervous System Issues: Bradycardia; 5. Autonomic Nervous System Issues: Orthostatic Hypotension; 6. Autonomic Nervous System Issues: Spinal Shock; 7. Autonomic Nervous System Issues: Thermal Dysregulation and Fever; 8. Bladder Dysfunction: Lower Motor Neuron; 9. Bladder Dysfunction: Upper Motor Neuron; 10. Bladder Dysfunction: Urinary Tract Infections; 11. Bladder Dysfunction: Urolithiasis; 12. Bladder Dysfunction: Vesicoureteral Reflux and Hydronephrosis; 13. Bowel Dysfunction: Lower Motor Neuron; 14. Bowel Dysfunction: Upper Motor Neuron; 15. Cardiovascular Issues: Cardiovascular Disease; 16. Cardiovascular Issues: Dyslipidemia; 17. Dysphagia; 18. Endocrine Issues: Glucose Intolerance; 19. Endocrine Issues: Hypercalcemia; 20. Endocrine Issues: Hypogonadism; 21. Endocrine Issues: Osteoporosis; 22. Geriatric Spinal Cord Injury; 23. Mononeuropathies; 24. Musculoskeletal Issues: Back Pain; 25. Musculoskeletal Issues: Contracture; 26. Musculoskeletal Issues: Heterotopic Ossification; 27. Musculoskeletal Issues: Osteoporotic Limb Fractures; 28. Musculoskeletal Issues: Shoulder Pain; 29. Neuropathic Pain: At and Below Level; 30. Nontraumatic Spinal Cord Injury; 31. Obesity; 32. Pediatric Spinal Cord Injury; 33. Pressure Ulcers; 34. Psychological Issues: Adjustment; 35. Psychological Issues: Depression and Anxiety; 36. Psychological Issues: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder; 37. Pulmonary Issues: Atelectasis; Pneumonia; and Pleural Effusions; 38. Sexuality and Reproductive Issues: Erectile Dysfunction; 39. Sexuality and Reproductive Issues: Pregnancy; 40. Sleep Apnea; 41. Spasticity; 42. Spinal Fractures; 43. Spinal Instability; 44. Syndromes: Anterior Cord; 45. Syndromes: Brown-Séquard; 46. Syndromes: Cauda Equina; 47. Syndromes: Central Cord; 48. Syndromes: Conus Medullaris; 49. Syndromes: Posterior Cord; 50. Syringomyelia and Tethered Cord; 51. Thromboembolic Disease; 52. Traumatic Brain Injury; Interventions: 53. Airway Management: Tracheostomy; 54. Bladder Management: Indwelling Urinary Catheters; 55. Bladder Management: Intermittent Catheterization; 56. Bladder Management: Sphincterotomy and Endourethral Stenting; 57. Bladder Management: Urinary Diversion and Bladder Augmentation; 58. Bladder Management: Urodynamic Testing; 59. Bowel Management: Antegrade Continence Enema; 60. Cardiovascular Exercise; 61. Communicating While Using a Ventilator; 62. Health Maintenance; 63. Home Modifications 64. Inferior Vena Cava Filters; 65. Intrathecal Pump: Evaluation and Placement; 66. Intrathecal Pump: Management; 67. Limb Orthoses; 68. Neurologic Classification of Spinal Cord Injury; 69. Neurologic Examination: Motor Testing; 70. Neurologic Examination: Motor Testing; Lower Myotomes; 71. Neurologic Examination: Motor Testing; Upper Myotomes; 72. Neurologic Examination: Rectal Examination; 73. Neurologic Examination: Sensory Testing; 74. Neurologic Examination: Sensory Testing; Dermatomes; 75. Pharmacological and Thermal Treatment of Acute Spinal Cord Injury; 76. Pulmonary Management: Glossopharyrngeal Breathing; 77. Pulmonary Management: Phrenic Nerve and Diaphragm Pacing; 78. Pulmonary Management: Secretion Removal; 79. Pulmonary Management: Ventilator Management; 80. Restorative Therapies: Body Weight Supported Ambulation; 81. Restorative Therapies: Functional Electrical Stimulation; 82. Sexuality and Reproduction: Electroejaculation and Vibratory Ejaculation; 83. Sexuality and Reproduction: Labor and Delivery; 84. Skin Management: Pressure Ulcers; 85. Skin Management: Surgery for Pressure Ulcers; 86. Skin Management: Wheelchair Seat Cushions and Bed Support Surfaces; 87. Spinal Decompression; Fusion; and Instrumentation; 88. Spinal Orthoses; 89. Spinal Orthoses: Halo Placement and Management; 90. Tendon Transfers; 91. Wheelchair Prescription: Manual; 92. Wheelchair Prescription: Power; Outcomes: 93. Wheelchair Skills: Manual; 94. C1 to C3 Tetraplegia; 95. C4 Tetraplegia; 96. C5 Tetraplegia; 97. C6 Tetraplegia; 98. C7 Tetraplegia; 99. C8 Tetraplegia; 100. T1 to T9 Paraplegia; 101. T10 to L1 Paraplegia; 102. L2 to S5 Paraplegia

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