Basic and Clinical Anatomy of the Spine, Spinal Cord, and ANS - E-Book

Basic and Clinical Anatomy of the Spine, Spinal Cord, and ANS - E-Book

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This one-of-a-kind text describes the specific anatomy and neuromusculoskeletal relationships of the human spine, with special emphasis on structures affected by manual spinal techniques. A comprehensive review of the literature explores current research of spinal anatomy and neuroanatomy, bringing practical applications to basic science.
  • A full chapter on surface anatomy includes tables for identifying vertebral levels of deeper anatomic structures, designed to assist with physical diagnosis and treatment of pathologies of the spine, as well as evaluation of MRI and CT scans.
  • High-quality, full-color illustrations show fine anatomic detail.
  • Red lines in the margins draw attention to items of clinical relevance, clearly relating anatomy to clinical care.
  • Spinal dissection photographs, as well as MRIs and CTs, reinforce important anatomy concepts in a clinical context.
  • Revisions to all chapters reflect an extensive review of current literature.
  • New chapter on the pediatric spine discusses the unique anatomic changes that take place in the spine from birth through adulthood, as well as important clinical ramifications.
  • Over 170 additional illustrations and photos enhance and support the new information covered in this edition.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780323071420
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 05/25/2005
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 672
File size: 77 MB
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Table of Contents

Part I: Characteristics of the Spine and Spinal Cord
1. Surface Anatomy of the Back and Vertebral Levels of Clinically Important Structures
2. General Characteristics of the Spine
3. General Anatomy of the Spinal Cord
4. Muscles That Influence the Spine
5. The Cervical Region
6. The Thoracic Region
7. The Lumbar Region
8. The Sacrum, Sacro-iliac Joint, and Coccyx

Part II: Neuroanatomy of the Spinal Cord, Autonomic Nervous System, and Pain of Spinal Origin
9. Neuroanatomy of the Spinal Cord
10. Neuroanatomy of the Autonomic Nervous System
11. Pain of Spinal Origin

Part III: Spinal Development, Pediatric Spine, and Microscopic Anatomy
12. Development of the Spine and Spinal Cord
13. Unique Anatomic Features of the Pediatric Spine
14. Microscopic Anatomy of the Zygapophyseal Joints, Intervertebral Discs, and Other Major Issues of the Back

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Basic And Clinical Anatomy Of The Spine, Spinal Cord And Ans 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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Basic and Clinical Anatomy of the Spine, Spinal Cord, and ANS is an excellent text for both students and clinicians that specialize in the spine. As a chiropractic student, I used the first edition for my spinal anatomy class and as a National Chiropractic Board Exam review and found it to be extremely helpful. Now I am preparing to enter my private outpatient practice and decided to pick up the 2nd edition of this text to use as a reference. I was thoroughly impressed with the new edition. The new edition offers many advantages over any other book that I have seen in the anatomical description of the spine, and the clinical application of this knowledge. I was particularly impressed with the presentation of the latest research related to the spine, the brilliant new illustrations, high resolution CT and MR images, and the new material related to the ANS (and its role in pain), intervertebral disc degeneration, and the pediatric spine. Although it isn¿t new, I also appreciate the red-lined sections that mark the clinically relevant information (which I think will be very helpful in the next few years as a quick review in practice). For those who already own the first edition, I would highly recommend updating to this edition simply based on the wealth of new information that science has revealed concerning the spine and nervous system. For those who haven¿t experienced this book, I would recommend it for its dual use as a basic science reference and as a clinical science review. I think this book holds tremendous value for both students and practitioners (DCs, DOs, MDs, PTs, etc) that work with the spine and nervous system.