Diagnosis and Treatment of Spinal Cord Injury

Editat de Rajkumar Rajendram, Victor R. Preedy, Colin R. Martin
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en Limba Engleză Hardback – 26 Aug 2022
Diagnosis and Treatment of Spinal Cord Injury will enhance readers’ understanding of the complexities of the diagnosis and management of spinal cord injuries. Featuring chapters on drug delivery, exercise, and rehabilitation, this volume discusses in detail the impact of the clinical features, diagnosis, management, and long-term prognosis of spinal cord injuries on the lives of those affected. The book has applicability for neuroscientists, neurologists, clinicians, and anyone working to better understand spinal cord injuries.

  • Covers both the diagnosis and treatment of spinal cord injury
  • Contains chapter abstracts, key facts, dictionary, and summary points to aid in understanding
  • Features chapters on epidemiology and pain
  • Includes MRI usage, biomarkers, and stem cell and gene therapy for management of spinal cord injury
  • Discusses pain reduction, drug delivery, and rehabilitation
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ISBN-13: 9780128224984
ISBN-10: 0128224983
Pagini: 626
Ilustrații: Approx. 125 illustrations (125 in full color)
Dimensiuni: 216 x 276 mm
Greutate: 1.86 kg


Section 1. Setting the Scene: Introductory Chapters
1. Epidemiology of traumatic spinal injury
2. Subgroup analyses in spinal cord injury
3. Long-term mortality, traumatic cervical spine fracture
4. Spinal cord injury: the role of functional rehabilitation

Section 2. Clinical Features of Spinal Cord Injury
5. Physical signs and symptoms of spinal cord injury
6. Psychological signs in spinal cord injury
7. Bowel and bladder control in spinal cord injury
8. Pressure injuries in spinal cord injury
9. Tetraplegia and paraplegia after cervical spinal cord injury

Section 3. Diagnosis and Evaluation
10. The Canadian C-Spine Rule in emergencies
11. The American College of Radiology and criteria for suspected spine injuries
12. Biomarkers in spinal cord injury
13. Cardiovascular monitor ring and spinal cord injury: Blood pressure and beyond
14. Pain and its evaluation in spinal cord injury
15. Quality of life tools for spinal cord injury
16. Magnetic resonance imaging usage in spinal cord injury: in tracheostomy and beyond
17. Assessments in spinal cord injury: indices of neurological impairment

Section 4. Treatments: Experimental and Clinical
18. Clinical management of acute spinal cord injury
19. Reducing the catastrophic spinal cord injuries in head impacts: helmet-mounted devices and beyond
20. Stem cells and chronic spinal cord injury: overview
21. Gene therapy in spinal cord injury
22. Spinal injury, brain-triggered electrical stimulation and visual feedback
23. Spinal cord stimulation to reduce pain
24. Short-term resistance training, muscles strength and in people with spinal cord injury
25. Treating sleep problems in spinal cord injury
26. Exercise programs in spinal cord injury
27. Drug delivery in spinal cord injury: Delivery of neuroprotective minocycline
28. Spinal cord, acrolein and usage in ischemic-reperfusion injury
29. Alpha 2delta ligands for pain relief in spinal cord injury
30. Cognitive behavioural therapy in spinal cord injury: pain and beyond

Section 5. Rehabilitation in Spinal Cord Injury
31. Best practice in spinal cord injury (Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) ) rehabilitation
32. Depressive symptoms in rehabilitation, spinal cord injury
33. Rehabilitation and wheelchair users
34. Rehabilitation with activity-based therapy
35. Spinal cord injury rehabilitation and pressure injury