Low Back Pain: Medical Diagnosis and Comprehensive Management by David G. Borenstein, Scott D. Boden, Sam W. Wiesel |, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Low Back Pain: Medical Diagnosis and Comprehensive Management

Low Back Pain: Medical Diagnosis and Comprehensive Management

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

The 2nd Edition provides definitive coverage of the medical causes of low back pain. The specific diagnostic and treatment maneuvers required for effective decision making are discussed. Broad implications of the responsible disease process, mechanisms of mechanical failure, and specific medical therapies are covered in depth. Topics include epidemiology, expanded

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The 2nd Edition provides definitive coverage of the medical causes of low back pain. The specific diagnostic and treatment maneuvers required for effective decision making are discussed. Broad implications of the responsible disease process, mechanisms of mechanical failure, and specific medical therapies are covered in depth. Topics include epidemiology, expanded coverage of MRI, occult trauma, myofascial pain and traumatic neuropathy, and occupational low back pain.

Editorial Reviews

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Reviewer: E. Quinn Regan, MD (University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine)
Description: This the second edition of an extensive review and reference for the approach to patients with low back pain.
Purpose: The text is a useful and practical guide to the diagnosis and management of patients with low back pain. The book will help the practitioner determine the etiology of back pain and guide the medical management.
Audience: The book is primarily aimed at physicians who medically manage low back pain. However, any spine surgeon would also benefit from this book as an overview of nonoperative approaches for patient management.
Features: The book starts with a good description of the anatomy and physiology of back pain. It then goes through a comprehensive clinical evaluation of the patient with back pain. An algorithm and a protocol for patient management are also presented. The next 400 pages discuss the numerous medical diagnoses of low back pain, and the book ends with the therapeutic options for patients with low back pain.
Assessment: This is an excellent comprehensive text of the medical approach to patients with low back pain.
3 Stars from Doody
E. Quinn Regan
This the second edition of an extensive review and reference for the approach to patients with low back pain. The text is a useful and practical guide to the diagnosis and management of patients with low back pain. The book will help the practitioner determine the etiology of back pain and guide the medical management. The book is primarily aimed at physicians who medically manage low back pain. However, any spine surgeon would also benefit from this book as an overview of nonoperative approaches for patient management. The book starts with a good description of the anatomy and physiology of back pain. It then goes through a comprehensive clinical evaluation of the patient with back pain. An algorithm and a protocol for patient management are also presented. The next 400 pages discuss the numerous medical diagnoses of low back pain, and the book ends with the therapeutic options for patients with low back pain. This is an excellent comprehensive text of the medical approach to patients with low back pain.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721654119
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
09/02/1994
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
732
Product dimensions:
7.25(w) x 10.25(h) x (d)

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