Measurements in Spine Care


measurements-in-spine-care[dropcap]I[/dropcap]n the course of evaluating the patient with spinal disease, a myriad of measurements need to be performed before determining the diagnosis and the severity of the disease process. This text explicitly outlines the measurement of the spine from a clinical, laboratory, and radiographic approach. A detailed description of the actual technique of measurement and the clinical implication are presented with accompanying illustrations. This amalgamation of measurement tools for the spine is a beneficial reference for a wide spectrum of healthcare providers: students, nurses, residents, fellows, and established surgeons. The detail presented in this text will not only serve as a reference, but will also allow the reader to accurately reproduce measurement techniques, thus enhancing inter-physician communication, research of the spine, and improvement of patient care.


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  • File Size: 9280 KB
  • Print Length: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Thieme/AO; 1 edition (October 24, 2012)
  • Publication Date: October 24, 2012
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