Low Back and Neck Pain: Comprehensive Diagnosis and Management / Edition 3

Low Back and Neck Pain: Comprehensive Diagnosis and Management / Edition 3

by David G. Borenstein, Sam W. Wiesel, Scott D. Boden
     
 

ISBN-10: 072169277X

ISBN-13: 9780721692777

Pub. Date: 03/01/2004

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Previously published as two separate books, Low Back Pain and Neck Pain-each considered a classic in its field-the new Back and Neck Pain, 3rd Edition 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

Overview

Previously published as two separate books, Low Back Pain and Neck Pain-each considered a classic in its field-the new Back and Neck Pain, 3rd Edition 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.

• Presents all of the newest medication guidelines-including tumor necrosis factor inhibitors in in-flam-matory disease and sciatica · the appropriate use of cox-2 inhibitors and analgesics · and much more.
• Explores hot 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721692777
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
03/01/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
944
Product dimensions:
8.82(w) x 7.94(h) x 0.77(d)

Table of Contents

Section I. Anatomy and Physiology of Neck and Back Pain

Chapter 1 Anatomy and Physiology of Neck and Back Pain

Chapter 2 Epidemiology of Neck Pain and Low Back Pain

Chapter 3 Sources of Spinal Pain

Section II. Clinical Evaluation of Neck and Low Back Pain

Chapter 4 History

Chapter 5 Physical Examination

Chapter 6 Laboratory Tests

Chapter 7 Radiographic Evaluation

Chapter 8 Miscellaneous Tests

Chapter 9 Algorithms for the management of back and neck pain

Section III: Diseases Associated with Low Back and Neck Pain

Chapter 10 Mechanical Disorders

Chapter 11 Rheumatologic Disorders of the Spine

Chapter 12 Infections of the Spine

Chapter 13 Tumors and Infiltrative Lesions of the Spine

Chapter 14 Endocrinologic and Metabolic Disorders of the Spine

Chapter 15 Hematologic Disorders

Chapter 16 Neurologic and Psychiatric Disorders of the Spine

Chapter 17 Referred Pain

Chapter 18 Miscellaneous Diseases

Section IV: Therapy

Chapter 19 Medical Therapy

Chapter 20 Surgical Therapy

Chapter 21 Occupational Therapy

Chapter 22 Chronic Pain Management

Appendix

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