his standard-setting text on the management of adults with acquired and congenital diseases and disorders of the spine has been completely revised, updated, and expanded to reflect the major advances in the field since its initial publication in 1991. The text provides unparalleled coverage of contemporary theory and practice, presenting in two authoritative volumes an unprecedented exploration of the current science of the spine, the state-of-the-art in medical care, and an up-to-date assessment of the complex social and economic issues surrounding spinal disorders in adults. The second edition supplies essential information on developmental anatomy, physiology, and biomechanics of the human spine...the pathophysiology of spinal disorders (both common and rare)...and the latest diagnostic imaging modalities, surgical procedures, and rehabilitation programs. The book's superbly balanced coverage provides varied perspectives and approaches to each problem under review. This comprehensive and multidisciplinary treatment further distinguishes the text as the single most authoritative resource to turn to for a complete understanding of the art, science, and socioeconomic impact of spinal disorders
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Descripción Raven Pr, 1997. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M0781703298