The Medico-Legal Back: An Illustrated Guide

The Medico-Legal Back: An Illustrated Guide

by Robert A. Dickson, W. Paul Butt
     
 

The Medico-Legal Back is the first book to address all aspects of the problems of back pain and back injury. Presented in a clear, concise, reader-friendly style and fully illustrated throughout, this indispensable guide is essential reading for medico-legal professionals at all levels. Written by a spinal surgeon and a radiologist specialising in musculoskeletal and… See more details below

Overview

The Medico-Legal Back is the first book to address all aspects of the problems of back pain and back injury. Presented in a clear, concise, reader-friendly style and fully illustrated throughout, this indispensable guide is essential reading for medico-legal professionals at all levels. Written by a spinal surgeon and a radiologist specialising in musculoskeletal and spinal imaging, this book provides information in a single reference which is normally dispersed throughout many different sources. This book will become the definitive guide for medico-legal experts as well as being of value to the orthopaedic surgeon.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521283205
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/22/2011
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
226
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgements
1Some useful words1
2Anatomy of the spine7
3Biomechanics of the spine37
4Degenerative spinal disease53
5Spondylolisthesis105
6Spinal fractures and dislocations121
7Miscellaneous spinal conditions143
8Back pain and litigation165
Index205

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