Neurological Aspects of Spinal Cord Injury Book

Neurological Aspects of Spinal Cord Injury


  • Author : Norbert Weidner
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-06-06
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 770
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319462936

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Neurological Aspects of Spinal Cord Injury Excerpt :

This clinically focused book aims to cover for the first time all of the neurological aspects relevant to the diagnosis and treatment of spinal cord disease. Furthermore, innovative neurorestorative therapeutic strategies - aiming for repair of the damaged spinal cord and/or reorganization of the remaining nervous system - with significant potential for translation into clinical routine are presented. The book covers a comprehensive list of topics, including epidemiology, neuroanatomy, etiology of compressive and non-compressive spinal cord injury, imaging, neurophysiology, neurological sequelae, and complications with emphasis on dysfunction of the autonomic nervous system. Both clinically established and preclinical therapies are discussed in detail. The book is suited for trainees and practicing clinicians including neurologists, spine surgeons, rehabilitation specialists, neuroradiologists, and occupational/physical therapists; it will also be of value to neuroscientists involved in research into spinal cord disease.

Management of Spinal Cord Injuries E Book Book

Management of Spinal Cord Injuries E Book


  • Author : Lisa Harvey
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2008-01-10
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 316
  • ISBN 10 : 9780702036156

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Management of Spinal Cord Injuries E Book Excerpt :

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.

Spinal Cord Injuries   E Book Book

Spinal Cord Injuries E Book


  • Author : Sue Ann Sisto
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2008-01-31
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 608
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323063029

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Spinal Cord Injuries E Book Excerpt :

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  SCI  Repair Strategies Book

Spinal Cord Injury SCI Repair Strategies


  • Author : Giuseppe Perale
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-10-30
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 346
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081028087

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Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Repair Strategies provides researchers the latest information on potential regenerative approaches to spinal cord injury, specifically focusing on therapeutic approaches that target regeneration, including cell therapies, controlled drug delivery systems, and biomaterials. Dr. Giuseppe Perale and Dr. Filippo Rossi lead a team of authoritative authors in academia and industry in this innovative reference on the field of regenerative medicine and tissue engineering. This book presents all the information readers need to understand the current and potential array of techniques, materials, applications and their benefits for spinal cord repair. Covers current and future repair strategies for spinal cord injury repair Focuses on key research trends, clinics, biology and engineering Provides fundamentals on regenerative engineering and tissue engineering

Spinal Cord Injury Pain Book

Spinal Cord Injury Pain


  • Author : Christine N. Sang
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-10-21
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 510
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128186633

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Spinal Cord Injury Pain presents the basis for preclinical and clinical investigations, along with strategies for new approaches in the treatment of central neuropathic pain. Contributors from the private sector and academia provide a comprehensive review of state-of-the-art research in this challenging space. Topics include Epidemiology of Chronic Pain Following SCI, experimental models and mechanisms of chronic pain in SCI, and new targets and technologies. This book serves as a resource for continued translational research that will result in novel approaches and treatments that improve function and quality of life for individuals with CNP/SCI. Despite a better understanding of the complexity of mechanisms of CNP/SCI, improved medical and surgical management of SCI, and the subsequent acceleration of the identification of new targets and the development of novel analgesics, there is still a great unmet clinical need in the area of CNP following SCI. Hence, this book is a welcomed addition to current research and developments. Provides a comprehensive resource for novel approaches and treatments that improve function and quality of life for individuals with CNP/SCI Includes contributors from the private sector and academia Covers epidemiology of chronic pain following SCI, experimental models, mechanisms of chronic pain in SCI, and new targets and technologies

Diagnosis and Treatment of Spinal Cord Injury Book

Diagnosis and Treatment of Spinal Cord Injury


  • Author : Rajkumar Rajendram
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2022-05-10
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 626
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128224991

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Spinal Cord Injury will enhance readers’ understanding of the complexities of the diagnosis and management of spinal cord injuries. Featuring chapters on drug delivery, exercise, and rehabilitation, this volume discusses in detail the impact of the clinical features, diagnosis, management, and long-term prognosis of spinal cord injuries on the lives of those affected. The book has applicability for neuroscientists, neurologists, clinicians, and anyone working to better understand spinal cord injuries. Covers both the diagnosis and treatment of spinal cord injury Contains chapter abstracts, key facts, dictionary, and summary points to aid in understanding Features chapters on epidemiology and pain Includes MRI usage, biomarkers, and stem cell and gene therapy for management of spinal cord injury Discusses pain reduction, drug delivery, and rehabilitation

Spinal Cord Injury Book

Spinal Cord Injury


  • Author : Joost Verhaagen
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release Date : 2012-12-31
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 656
  • ISBN 10 : 9780444535078

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Spinal Cord Injury Excerpt :

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

Spinal Cord Injury Book

Spinal Cord Injury


  • Author : Institute of Medicine
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2005-07-27
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 360
  • ISBN 10 : 0309165202

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Spinal Cord Injury Excerpt :

An estimated 11,000 spinal cord injuries occur each year in the United States and more than 200,000 Americans suffer from maladies associated with spinal cord injury. This includes paralysis, bowel and bladder dysfunction, sexual dysfunction, respiratory impairment, temperature regulation problems, and chronic pain. During the last two decades, longstanding beliefs about the inability of the adult central nervous system to heal itself have been eroded by the flood of new information from research in the neurosciences and related fields. However, there are still no cures and the challenge of restoring function in the wake of spinal cord injuries remains extremely complex. Spinal Cord Injury examines the future directions for research with the goal to accelerate the development of cures for spinal cord injuries. While many of the recommendations are framed within the context of the specific needs articulated by the New York Spinal Cord Injury Research Board, the Institute of Medicine’s panel of experts looked very broadly at research priorities relating to future directions for the field in general and make recommendations to strengthen and coordinate the existing infrastructure. Funders at federal and state agencies, academic organizations, pharmaceutical and device companies, and non-profit organizations will all find this book to be an essential resource as they examine their opportunities.

ISCoS Textbook on Comprehensive management of Spinal Cord Injuries Book

ISCoS Textbook on Comprehensive management of Spinal Cord Injuries


  • Author : Harvinder Singh Chhabra
  • Publisher : Wolters kluwer india Pvt Ltd
  • Release Date : 2015-01-01
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 1252
  • ISBN 10 : 9789351294405

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ISCoS Textbook on Comprehensive management of Spinal Cord Injuries Excerpt :

SCI needs management by a team comprising of doctors, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, nurses, vocational counsellor, psychologist, assistive technologist, orthotist and social worker. Since the available textbooks did not address the requirements of all disciplines, the need for the proposed textbook was reinforced.

Essentials of Spinal Cord Injury Book

Essentials of Spinal Cord Injury


  • Author : Michael G. Fehlings
  • Publisher : Thieme
  • Release Date : 2012-10-29
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 682
  • ISBN 10 : 9781604067279

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Essentials of Spinal Cord Injury Excerpt :

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.

The Physiology of Exercise in Spinal Cord Injury Book

The Physiology of Exercise in Spinal Cord Injury


  • Author : J. Andrew Taylor
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-12-20
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 286
  • ISBN 10 : 9781493966646

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The Physiology of Exercise in Spinal Cord Injury Excerpt :

Every year, around the world, between 250,000 and 500,000 people suffer a spinal cord injury (SCI). Those with an SCI are two to five times more likely to die prematurely than people without a spinal cord injury, with worse survival rates in low- and middle-income countries. Dynamic aerobic requires integrated physiologic responses across the musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, autonomic, pulmonary, thermoregulatory, and immunologic systems. Moreover, regular aerobic exercise beneficially impacts these same systems, reducing the risk for a range of diseases and maladies. This book will present comprehensive information on the unique physiologic effects of SCI and the potential role of exercise in treating and mitigating these effects. In addition, it will incorporate work from scientists across a number of disciplines and have contributors at multiple levels of investigation and across physiologic systems. Furthermore, SCI can be considered an accelerated form of aging due to the severely restricted physical inactivity imposed, usually at an early age. Therefore, the information presented may have a broader importance to the physiology of aging as it relates to inactivity. Lastly, the need for certain levels of regular aerobic exercise to engender adaptations beneficial to health is not altered by the burden of an SCI. Indeed, the amounts of exercise necessary may be even greater than the able-bodied due to ‘passive’ ambulation. This book will also address the potential health benefits for those with an SCI that can be realized if a sufficient exercise stimulus is provided.

Diseases of the Brain  Head and Neck  Spine 2020   2023 Book

Diseases of the Brain Head and Neck Spine 2020 2023


  • Author : Juerg Hodler
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-02-14
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 254
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030384906

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Diseases of the Brain Head and Neck Spine 2020 2023 Excerpt :

This open access book offers an essential overview of brain, head and neck, and spine imaging. Over the last few years, there have been considerable advances in this area, driven by both clinical and technological developments. Written by leading international experts and teachers, the chapters are disease-oriented and cover all relevant imaging modalities, with a focus on magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography. The book also includes a synopsis of pediatric imaging. IDKD books are rewritten (not merely updated) every four years, which means they offer a comprehensive review of the state-of-the-art in imaging. The book is clearly structured and features learning objectives, abstracts, subheadings, tables and take-home points, supported by design elements to help readers navigate the text. It will particularly appeal to general radiologists, radiology residents, and interventional radiologists who want to update their diagnostic expertise, as well as clinicians from other specialties who are interested in imaging for their patient care.

Spinal Cord Medicine Book

Spinal Cord Medicine


  • Author : Denise I. Campagnolo
  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release Date : 2011-12-07
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 624
  • ISBN 10 : 9781451154276

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Spinal Cord Medicine Excerpt :

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.

Spinal Cord Injury Book

Spinal Cord Injury


  • Author : Sara Palmer
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 290
  • ISBN 10 : 0801863538

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"A comprehensive resource for coping with medical, emotional, and practical challenges."--Cover.

ABC of Spinal Cord Injury Book

ABC of Spinal Cord Injury


  • Author : David Grundy
  • Publisher : BMJ Books
  • Release Date : 2002-02-11
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN 10 : 0727915185

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ABC of Spinal Cord Injury Excerpt :

Spinal cord trauma is potentially the most devastating consequence of injury to the spine. This well-established, practical guide provides a detailed overview from the scene of the accident to rehabilitation and discharge from hospital care. This latest edition has been substantially rewritten to include the most recent developments in practical management of patients with potential spine injury and risk-minimisation techniques. There is also a new chapter on spinal cord injury in developing countries.