Outcome After Head, Neck & Spinal Trauma / Edition 1

Outcome After Head, Neck & Spinal Trauma / Edition 1

by David Hardy
     
 

This is a definitive text, detailing the prognosis after a wide variety of specific traumatic injuries to the head, neck or spine. Well referenced, it will be a comprehensive guide to any surgeon who has to compile a medicolegal report on outcome. It does not include details of case law or agreed sums of compensation and will therefore have broad international

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This is a definitive text, detailing the prognosis after a wide variety of specific traumatic injuries to the head, neck or spine. Well referenced, it will be a comprehensive guide to any surgeon who has to compile a medicolegal report on outcome. It does not include details of case law or agreed sums of compensation and will therefore have broad international appeal. It is the first single text to provide this information and has been compiled by over 40 UK and USA acknowledged experts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750621786
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
05/05/1997
Pages:
439
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

SECTION I: HEAD INJURY: Assessment and prediction of outcome after head injury; Scalp injury; Skull fracture and cranial defects; Penetrating and perforating cranio trauma; Intracranial haematoma; Cerebrospinal fluid fistulae; Cranial nerve injury (I, V, IX-XII); Post-traumatic epilepsy; Motor sequelae and involuntary movement disorders; Sensory sequelae and cranial central pain; Neuropsychological indicators of psychosocial outcome; Behavioural disorders; Headache. The post-concussional syndrome; Hpothalamic and pituitary dysfunction; Post-traumatic hydrocephalus; Vascular pathology; euroradiological considerations; Recurrent cranial trauma; SECTION II: OPHTHALMOLOGY: Neuro-ophthalmological aspects of head injury; Ocular trauma; Injury to the lids and orbital contents - post-traumatic enophthalmos and diplopia; SECTION III: EAR, NOSE AND THROAT: Temporal bone trauma - auditory, vestibular and facial nerve disorders after head injury; Trauma to the external and middle ear; Nasal fractures; Laryngeal and tracheal injury; SECTION IV: MAXILLOFACIAL TRAUMA: Fractures in the maxillofacial region - a general introduction; Fractures of the mandible; Injuries to the teeth; Maxillary fractures; Frontonasal and ethmoidal fractures; Zygomatico-maxillary complex (ZMC) and orbital fractures; Injury to the temporomandibular joint; Soft tissue injuries of the face and mouth; SECTION V: SPINAL TRAUMA: Spinal cord trauma; Vertebral body fractures; Post-traumatic syringomyelia; Whiplash injury/brachalgia; Chronic low back pain; Litigation and the Cauda Equina; SECTION VI: PERIPHERAL NERVE INJURY: Brachial plexus injury; Peripheral nerve injury; Traumatic disorders of the sympathetic nervous system; Appendix; Index.

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