Table of Contents

Spine and Spinal Cord Trauma: Evidence-Based Management; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Media Center Information; Foreword; Contributors; I Evidence-Based Medicine: Outcomes Assessment; 1 Principles of Evidence-Based Medicine in Spine Trauma; 2 Outcome Assessment Tools for Spinal Trauma Patients; 3 The Impact of Evidence-Based Medicine in Cervical Trauma; 4 The Impact of Evidence-Based Medicine in Thoracolumbar Trauma; II Fundamental Principles and Clinical Assessment; 5 The Changing Face of Spinal Trauma Throughout the World. 12 Imaging of the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine During the Emergency Department Evaluation13 Clearing the Cervical Spine in the Trauma Patient: A Systematic Review; 14 Spinal Nomenclature and Image Measurement Techniques for Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar, and Sacral Injuries; 15 Spinal Stability; IV Problem-Based Approach to the Principles of Spinal Injury Management; 16 Treatment and Outcomes of Pediatric Spinal Cord Injury; 17 Principles of Spinal Instrumentation in the Treatment of Pediatric Cervical, Thoracic, and Lumbar Spinal Injuries. 18 The Benefits of Early Stabilization of Spinal Fractures in the Trauma Patient19 Principles of Cervical Whiplash Management; 20 Timing of Surgical Intervention in the Setting of Acute Spinal Cord Injury; 21 Management of Spinal Cord Injury in the Setting of a Closed Head Injury; 22 Closed Skeletal Reduction and Bracing of Cervical, Thoracic, and Lumbar Spinal Injuries; 23 Management of Cervical Spine Injuries in the Athlete: Return-to-Play Criteria; V Upper Cervical Injuries and Their Management; 24 Craniocervical Disruption: Injuries of the Occiput-C1-C2 Region. 25 Management of Type II and Type III Odontoid Fractures26 Management of C2 Traumatic Spondylolisthesis (Hangman's Fracture) and Other Variants; VI Subaxial Cervical Spine Injuries and Their Management; 27 The Subaxial Cervical Spine Injury Classification Scale (SLIC); 28 The Cervical Spine Injury Severity Score (CSISS); 29 Cervical Burst Fractures; 30 Flexion and Cervical Distraction Injuries Characterized by the SLIC System; 31 Distraction Injuries and Ankylosing Spondylitis in Cervical Trauma; 32 Traumatic Central Cord Syndrome Secondary to Cervical Spondylosis. 6 Spinal Embryology and Anatomy of the Pediatric and Adult Spine7 Emergency Room Evaluation of the Spinal Injury Patient Including Assessment of Spinal Shock; 8 American Spinal Injury Association Neurological Examination and Neurological Assessment of Spinal Cord Injury; 9 Emergency Nursing and Allied Health Care of the Spine and Spinal Cord Injury Patients; 10 Principles of Nonoperative and Intensive Care Unit Management of Spinal Cord Injury; 11 Pharmacologic Management of Acute Spinal Cord Injury; III Imaging. Representing the collective efforts of a multinational, multidisciplinary panel of spine and spinal cord trauma masters, this beautifully illustrated evidence-based ...