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Manipulation Under Anesthesia

Author : Robert C. Gordon
ISBN : 9780849317002
Genre : Medical
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Spinal manipulation under anesthesia (MUA) is a procedure intended for patients who suffer from musculoskeletal disorders in conjunction with biomechanical dysfunction. Performed using monitored anesthesia care, this technique is overcoming its controversial image and receiving regular use by a great number of practitioners. Manipulation Under Anesthesia is the first book to present the procedure from a historical perspective to present day use. Focusing on all aspects of MUA technique, the text provides an outline that represents this procedure from a scientific perspective, along with information concerning patient selection criteria, and documentation explaining outcomes from patient procedures. It discusses the protocols and standards by which the procedure should be incorporated into the facilities where it is being performed, features an overview of the generic procedure and policies for documenting results, and addresses the overall use of the procedure from pre-MUA through post-MUA rehabilitation. With justification for the procedure from both a clinical and patient management standpoint, this unique compilation of information is useful as both a reference and as an educational aid for doctors. It provides the necessary tools for investigating the procedure and incorporating it into any healthcare specialty.

Manipulation Under Anesthesia For Low Back Pain

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Practical Orthopaedic Sports Medicine And Arthroscopy

Author : Donald Hugh Johnson
ISBN : 0781758122
Genre : Medical
File Size : 88. 61 MB
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Written by noted experts in orthopaedic sports medicine, this book is a comprehensive, practical guide to diagnosis and treatment of sports-related injuries. It covers all the material required for the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery's new Subspecialty Certificate in Sports Medicine examination. Emphasis is on detailed, step-by-step descriptions of surgical techniques for treating sports-related injuries, including the latest arthroscopic procedures. These techniques are illustrated with over 800 full-color original drawings and photographs. The authors describe their preferred methods for treating each injury. Bulleted key points appear at the beginning of each chapter.

Frozen Shoulder Workbook

Author : Clair Davies
ISBN : 9781572244474
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Author Clair Davies' own case of frozen shoulder led him to undertake an extensive study of trigger points and referred pain that eventually resulted in his runaway best-seller, "The Trigger Point Therapy Workbook". Now, this renowned bodywork expert and educator revisits the subject of frozen shoulder, offering the most detailed and comprehensive manual yet available about this painful and debilitating condition, a useful resource for self-care and for bodywork practitioners looking to expand their treatment repertoire. Frozen shoulder, the syndrome name for several joint and tendon-related symptoms, is experienced as a loss of motion and pain in the shoulder and upper arm. It is most often observed in women between the ages of forty and sixty and individuals with type-two diabetes. Traditional medical treatments for the condition, which rely on painkillers, steroid injections and physical therapy, often do little to moderate symptoms or speed recovery. Trigger point therapy, a gentle massage technique that targets localised areas of tenderness in soft tissue, has been used very successfully to relieve pain, restore range of motion and shorten recovery times.

The Shoulder

Author : Charles A. Rockwood
ISBN : 9781416034278
Genre : Shoulder
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Significantly revised and updated, the new edition of this highly regarded reference on the shoulder continues to impress. A multitude of leading international authorities-30% new to this 4th edition-present today's most comprehensive, in-depth view of the current state of shoulder practice, all in a beautifully illustrated, full-color 2-volume masterwork. They deliver the most up-to-date coverage of shoulder function and dysfunction, along with practical approaches for patient evaluation and balanced discussions of treatment alternatives-open and arthroscopic, surgical and nonsurgical. Greatly expanded and visually enhanced coverage of arthroscopy, as well as many new chapters, provide expert guidance on the latest minimally invasive approaches. New "Critical Points" summary boxes highlight key technical tips and pearls, and two DVDs deliver new videos that demonstrate how to perform open and arthroscopic procedures. And now, as an Expert Consult title, this thoroughly updated 4th edition comes with access to the complete fully searchable contents online, as well as videos of arthroscopic procedures from the DVDs-enabling you to consult it rapidly from any computer with an Internet connection. Includes tips and pearls from leaders in the field, as well as their proven and preferred methods. Offers scientifically based coverage of shoulder function and dysfunction to aid in the decision-making process. Provides a balance between open and arthroscopic techniques so you can chose the right procedures for each patient. Includes the entire contents of the book online, fully searchable, as well as procedural videos from the DVDs, for quick, easy anywhere access. Features 30% new expert contributors and new chapters, including Effectiveness Evaluation and the Shoulder, Revision of Rotator Cuff Problems, Management of Complications of Rotator Cuff Surgery, Management of Infected Shoulder Prosthesis, and others, providing you with abundant fresh insights and new approaches. Provides new and expanded material on the management of advanced arthritis and CTA, infected arthroplasty, procedures to manage the stiff shoulder, and much more keeping you on the cusp of the newest techniques. Offers enhanced coverage of shoulder arthroscopy, including basic and advanced techniques and complications, for expert advice on all of the latest minimally invasive approaches. Devotes an entire new chapter to research frontiers to keep you apprised of what's on the horizon. Incorporates "Critical Points" summary boxes that highlight key technical tips and pearls. Uses a new full-color design for optimal visual guidance of arthroscopic views and procedures. Presents new videos on arthroscopic procedures on 2 DVDs to help you master the latest techniques.

Guidelines For Chiropractic Quality Assurance And Practice Parameters

Author : Scott Haldeman
ISBN : 0763729213
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 78. 78 MB
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The first-ever practice guidelines by and for the profession! These proceedings are the result of the landmark Mercy Center Consensus Conference in which chiropractic practitioners in the academic, clinical, political, and regulatory sectors met to reach agreement on standards of practice, producing guidelines for practice that provide a major step toward addressing the needs of the patient and assuring the quality and acceptance of chiropractic health services. This publication represents the greatest consensus ever achieved by the profession and is a must have for every chiropractic student and practitioner.

Evidence Based Management Of Low Back Pain

Author : Simon Dagenais
ISBN : 9780323079242
Genre : Medical
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Covering all commonly used interventions for acute and chronic low back pain conditions, Evidence-Based Management of Low Back Pain consolidates current scientific studies and research evidence into a single, practical resource. Its multidisciplinary approach covers a wide scope of treatments from manual therapies to medical interventions to surgery, organizing interventions from least to most invasive. Editors Simon Dagenais and Scott Haldeman, along with expert contributors from a variety of clinical and academic institutions throughout the world, focus on the best available scientific evidence, summarizing the results from the strongest to the weakest types of studies. No other book makes it so easy to compare the different interventions and treatment approaches, giving you the tools to make better, more informed clinical decisions. A multidisciplinary approach covers treatments from manual therapies to medical interventions to surgery, and many others in between. An interdisciplinary approach enables health care providers to work together. A logical, easy-to-follow organization covers information by intervention type, from least invasive to most invasive. Integration of interventions provides information in a clinically useful way, so it's easier to consider more than one type of treatment or intervention for low back pain, and easier to see which methods should be tried first. 155 illustrations include x-rays, photos, and drawings. Tables and boxes summarize key information. Evidence-based content allows you to make clinical decisions based on the ranking the best available scientific studies from strongest to weakest. Patient history and examination chapters help in assessing the patient's condition and in ruling out serious pathology before making decisions about specific interventions. Experienced editors and contributors are proven authors, researchers, and teachers, and practitioners, well known in the areas of orthopedics, pain management, chiropractic, physical therapy, and behavioral medicine as well as complementary and alternative medicine; the book's contributors include some of the leading clinical and research experts in the field of low back pain. Coverage based on The Spine Journal special issue on low back pain ensures that topics are relevant and up to date. A systematic review of interventions for low back pain includes these categories: patient education, exercise and rehabilitation, medications, manual therapy, physical modalities, complementary and alternative medicine, behavioral modification, injections, minimally invasive procedures, and surgery. Surgical interventions include decompression, fusion, disc arthroplasty, and dynamic stabilization. Additional coverage includes patient education and multidisciplinary rehabilitation.

Curbside Consultation In Knee Arthroplasty

Author : Craig J. Della Valle
ISBN : 1556428243
Genre : Medical
File Size : 74. 26 MB
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Dr. Craig J. Della Valle has designed this unique reference which offers expert advice, preferences, and opinions on tough clinical questions commonly associated with knee arthroplasty. the unique Q and A format provides quick access to current information related to knee arthroplasty with the simplicity of a conversation between two colleagues. Numerous images, diagrams, and references are included to enhance the text and to illustrate the management of the knee.

Complex And Revision Problems In Shoulder Surgery

Author : Jon J. P. Warner
ISBN : 9780781746588
Genre : Medical
File Size : 68. 4 MB
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Written by the world's leading shoulder surgeons, this volume offers much-needed guidance on managing complex and revision problems that cannot be solved by standard treatment formulas. The authors present successful approaches with illustrative case examples, emphasizing avoidance of common pitfalls and management of complications. This edition has a greater focus on arthroscopic procedures and includes full-color arthroscopic images. New chapters cover arthroscopic rotator cuff reconstruction, idiopathic and diabetic stiff shoulder, alternatives to arthroplasty, and the failed arthroplasty. The thoroughly revised fractures section includes new information on two-, three-, and four-part fractures and AC/SC fractures. This edition contains over 800 illustrations.

Complications Of Shoulder Surgery

Author : Thomas J. Gill
ISBN : 0781757290
Genre : Medical
File Size : 89. 7 MB
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Written by internationally recognized master surgeons, this book is a comprehensive, practical guide to prevention, diagnosis, and management of complications in shoulder surgery. Major sections focus on open and arthroscopic surgery, and each section includes chapters on specific procedures, such as surgery for anterior shoulder instability, surgery for posterior/multidirectional instability, rotator cuff repair, arthroplasty, fracture management, arthrodesis, subacromial decompression, acromioclavicular joint resection, and thermal capsulorrhaphy. For each procedure, the authors discuss the full range of potential complications and present their preferred approaches to prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of these problems. More than 200 illustrations complement the text.

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