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    Hyun-Yoon Ko.
    Summary: This comprehensive, up-to-date guide to the rehabilitation care of persons with spinal cord injuries and disorders draws on the ever-expanding scientific and clinical evidence base to provide clinicians with all the knowledge needed in order to make optimal management decisions during the acute, subacute, and chronic phases. A wealth of information is presented on the diverse medical consequences and complications encountered in these patients and on the appropriate rehabilitative measures in each circumstance. The coverage encompasses all forms of spinal cord injury and all affected organ systems. Readers will also find chapters on the basics of functional anatomy, neurological classification and evaluation, injuries specifically in children and the elderly, and psychological issues. The book will be an invaluable aid to assessment and medical care for physicians and other professional personnel in multiple specialties, including physiatrists, neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, internists, critical care physicians, urologists, neurologists, psychologists, and social workers.

    1. Development and functional anatomy of spine and spinal cord
    2. Neurological classification and evaluation of spinal cord injury
    3. Epidemiology of spinal cord injury
    4. Spinal shock
    5. Acute management of spinal cord injury
    6. Incomplete spinal cord injuries: syndromes
    7. Nontraumatic spinal cord injuries
    8. Syringomyelia
    9. Cauda equina injury
    10. Autonomic dysfunction
    11. Cardiovascular dysfunction
    12. Respiratory dysfunction
    13. Orthostatic hypotension
    14. Autonomic dysreflexia
    15. Electrolytes and metabolic dysfunction
    16. Deep vein thrombosis
    17. Dysfunction in thermal regulation
    18. Neurogenic bladder dysfunction
    19. Neurogenic bowel dysfunction
    20 Sexual dysfunction
    21. Pressure ulcer
    22. Heterotopic ossification
    23. Spasticity
    24. Pain dysfunction
    25. Spinal cord injury in children
    26. Spinal cord injury in elderly
    27. Neurological deterioration after spinal cord injury
    28. Associated brain injury in spinal cord injury
    29. Function evaluation and functional goals
    30. Upper extremity in tetraplegic
    31. Psychological responses.
    Digital Access Springer 2019