Spinal Cord Injury

The only review book currently available in this complex field, "Spinal Cord Injury: Board Review" focuses on the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and management of traumatic and non-traumatic...

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Auteur(s) Blessen Eapen, David Cifu
Date 03/11/2022
Pages 400
Taille 0 X 0
Type Relié
ISBN 9780323833899

Description détaillée : Spinal Cord Injury

Focused, high-yield content prepares you for success on exams and in practice, with up-to-date coverage of related injury assessment and management, acute and preventive medical care, common complications, physical, psychological, and vocational disabilities and complications - all equipping you to work as part of an interdisciplinary team with patients of all ages on a lifelong basis.

What is the content of "Spinal Cord Injury - Board Review" ?

Edited and written by seasoned authors and physicians in PM&R, this unique review tool is ideal for residents, fellows, and practitioners studying or working in the field and preparing to take the spinal cord injury medicine exam.

  • Supports self-assessment and review with 200+ board-style questions and explanations.

  • Includes questions on patient management including patient evaluation and diagnosis, prognosis/risk factors, and applied science.

  • Features chapters dedicated to key topics such as anatomy and imaging of the spinal cord; sexual and reproductive health; pressure injuries; pain management; and nutrition, endocrine and immune function in spinal cord injury and dysfunction.

  • Covers all aspects of rehabilitation in spinal cord injury medicine including functional assessment, exercise and modalities, mobility, ADLs, speech, communication and swallowing.

  • Ensures efficient, effective review with content written by experts in physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, psychiatry and psychology and a format that mirrors the sub-specialty board exam outline.

  • Contains references to primary literature that support the answers provided.

  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Who are the authors of "Spinal Cord Injury - Board Review" ?

Blessen C. Eapen, MD, Chief, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R), VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System; Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA

David Cifu, MD, David Cifu is an American physiatrist, researcher, and medical educator. He is the Associate Dean for Innovation and System Integration in the School of Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, the chairman and Herman J. Flax M.D. Professor of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Virginia Commonwealth University, USA.

Sommaire : Spinal Cord Injury

Table of Contents ? to be finalised

Questions included with each chapter

Chapter 1: Introduction to the Spinal Cord Injury Boards

Chapter 2: Epidemiology, Risk Factors, and Prevention of SCI

Chapter 3: Anatomy and Imaging of the Spinal Cord

Chapter 4: Assessment, Classification and Prognosis of Spinal Cord Injury

Chapter 5: Acute Evaluation and Management of Spinal Cord Injury

Chapter 6: Cardiovascular Issues in Spinal Cord Injury

Chapter 7: Pulmonary Issues in Spinal Cord Injury

Chapter 8: Gastrointestinal Issues in Spinal Cord Injury

Chapter 9: Genitourinary Issues in Spinal Cord Injury

Chapter 10: Sexual and Reproductive Health in Spinal Cord Injury

Chapter 11: Musculoskeletal Issues in Spinal Cord Injury

Chapter 12: Neurological Complications of Spinal Cord Injury

Chapter 13: Pressure Injuries

Chapter 14: Pain in Spinal Cord Injury

Chapter 15: Nutrition, Endocrine and Immune Function in Spinal Cord Injury

Chapter 16: Psychological Disorders in Spinal Cord Injury

Chapter 17: Rehabilitation in Spinal Cord Injury

(reflecting the current board distribution of 10% of the exam being on these topics).

Includes functional assessment, exercise and modalities (therapeutic exercise, functional estim, modalities, non-traditional therapies), mobility (gait, ambulation/lower extremity orthoses, wheelchairs/other mobility devices, transfers, positioning, and sitting balance), ADLs (adaptive equipment/functional orthosis, architectural adaptations, tendon transfers, environmental control technology), and speech and communication

Chapter 18: Miscellaneous Topics in Spinal Cord Injury

Includes participation/living with SCI (recreation and sports, community access and driving, vocational rehabilitation, social issues), healthcare systems (rehabilitation team, patient safety, medico-legal issues, advocacy, practice management), clinical and basic science (research and statistical methods, neural injury/regeneration), spinal orthosis, ethics and professionalism, and electrodiagnostic assessment.

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