• Edition: 1 2012
  • Details: 384 pages, 228 ill., Hardback (Thread Stitching)
  • ISBN: 9783131711915
  • Media Type: Book
  • Language of text: English

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Product information Measurements in Spine Care
In the course of evaluating the patient with spinal disease, a myriad of measurements need to be performed before determining the diagnosis and the severity of the disease process. This text explicitly outlines the measurement of the spine from a clinical, laboratory, and radiographic approach. A detailed description of the actual technique of measurement and the clinical implication are presented with accompanying illustrations. This amalgamation of measurement tools for the spine is a beneficial reference for a wide spectrum of healthcare providers: students, nurses, residents, fellows, and established surgeons. In addition to its detailed illustrated presentation, each measurement technique has been graded for scientific and clinical utility with a score that specifically grades: · Interobserver reliability · Intraobserver reliability · Universality · Disease specificity · Ease of application · Simplicity · Patient tolerability · Expense The detail presented in this text will not only serve as a reference, but will also allow the reader to accurately reproduce measurement techniques, thus enhancing inter-physician communication, research of the spine, and improvement of patient care.