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Decision-Making in Orthopedic and Regional Anesthesiology: A Case-Based ApproachIn light of evolving techniques and strategies for increasingly complex orthopedic procedures, this accessible guide to patient management outlines the considerations involved in selecting the most suitable anesthetic for both common and complex clinical scenarios. Chapters cover a multitude of clinical presentations and procedures, ranging from orthopedic trauma to total joint replacement, outpatient hand procedures and regional anesthetic placement in patients with pre-existing conditions. E…

Decision Making in Spinal CareUpdated and expanded to reflect current management strategies and new technologies, Decision Making in Spinal Care, Second Edition provides readers with focused guidance to every major topic in spine, with an emphasis on clinical decision making. Covering the most common spine problems, this new edition covers the spectrum of diagnoses seen in a typical spinal practice, from trauma injuries to metabolic and degenerative diseases to spinal deformities.Highlights of the Second Edition:Focuses on “…

Physical Therapy Case Files: OrthopaedicsSHARPEN YOUR CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS AND PREPARE FOR REAL-WORLD PRACTICE WITH CLINICAL CASES New in the authoritative Case Files series, Physical Therapy Case Files: Orthopaedics gives you case studies that illustrate critical concepts you need to build and enhance your skills in orthopaedic physical therapy. Each case includes a discussion of the health condition, examination, evaluation, diagnosis, plan of care and interventions, evidence-based practice recommendations, and references. NPTE-…

Decision Making in Orthopaedic TraumaFew if any medical fields share the complexity of injuries and the number of available treatments that exist in orthopaedic trauma. Deciding on the most efficacious treatment can often be difficult. In this digital age with a tsunami of medical information and conflicting data on numerous approaches, practitioners who treat orthopaedic trauma often find it problematic to make “evidence-based” choices.Decision Making in Orthopaedic Trauma is the largest compendium of orthopaedic trauma algorithms…

Orthopaedic Decision Making: Decision Making Series, 2eThe long-awaited second edition of this best-selling title is significantly larger and includes 300 technique-oriented illustrations, in addition to 130 algorighms. Each chapter covers a specific orthopaedic problem by diagrammatically analyzing the critical variables in arriving at a treatment strategy. An ideal study tool for Board examinations….

Decision Making in Spinal CareDecision Making in Spinal Care presents all the current information on management strategies for the most common spine problems, including trauma injuries, metabolic and degenerative diseases, and spinal deformities. Each chapter opens with a concise introduction to the topic and discussion of the classification of the injury, condition, or management approach. The authors then describe the diagnostic workup of the patient, the treatment options available, the likely outcome, and possible comp…

Sick/Not Sick: A Guide To Rapid Patient Assessment (EMS Continuing Education)Completely updated with new case studies throughout, Sick/Not Sick, Second Edition is designed to help EMS personnel develop rapid patient assessment skills. This resources distills years of field experience into a workable formula that both inexperienced and experienced providers can use. Sick/Not Sick teaches EMS personnel how to quickly collect information and discern what details are important in order to provide immediate initial care. After all, in EMS it comes down to whether the patient …

Decision-Making in Reconstructive Surgery: Upper ExtremityA new approach to methodical and strategic thinking about tissue reconstruction. All the decision-making processes are broken down into algorithms based on the authors’ clinical experience and the current literature. The atlas section describes the 25 most frequently used flaps, and shows them in standardised graphic form along with many practical tips and tricks. New here is the inclusion in the illustrations of practical suggestions for the surgeon, as well as rehabilitation protocols for post…

Orthotics and Prosthetics in RehabilitationThe most comprehensive physical therapy text available on the topic, Orthotics & Prosthetics in Rehabilitation, 3rd Edition is your one-stop resource for clinically relevant rehabilitation information. Evidence-based coverage offers essential guidelines on orthotic/prosthetic prescription, pre- and post-intervention gait assessment and outcome measurement, and working with special populations.Comprehensive coverage addresses rehabilitation in a variety of environments, including acute care, long…

Watch Your Back!: How the Back Pain Industry Is Costing Us More and Giving Us Less_and What You Can Do to Inform and Empower Yourself in Seeking ... Culture and Politics of Health Care Work)Over the past twenty years, treatment of back pain has become ever more expensive and intensive. Use of MRI scans, narcotic painkillers, injections, and invasive spine surgery have all grown by several hundred percent. In some areas of medicine, newer treatments have improved quality and duration of life, but as back pain is treated more aggressively, annual surveys of people with back pain report steadily worse impairments. In Watch Your Back!, Richard A. Deyo, MD, proposes an approach to manag…