Sep 06, 2008
article about new book
Edited by Vernon W. Lin, with eight others. 1043 pp., illustrated. New York, Demos, 2003. $225. ISBN 1-888799-61-7.
An injured spinal cord adversely affects more organ systems than virtually any other disease entity and requires the ongoing attention of physicians in multiple specialties. This comprehensive book details the wide range of care needed for the management of this chronic condition. In the preface, the editor refers to Spinal Cord Medicine as a practical guide. It is indeed a practical guide, but it also provides the intellectual and scientific basis for management strategies. The book has sections that deal with acute care, medical management, neurologic aspects of spinal cord care, rehabilitation, advances in research, and the organization of the . . . [Full Text of this Article] have to have a subscription to see full article