The International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS) promotes the highest standard of care in the practice of spinal cordinjury for men, women, and children throughout the world. Through its medical and multidisciplinary team of professionals, ISCoS endeavors to foster education, research, and clinical excellence. With its large membership of clinicians and scientists from all around the world it plays an important role.
The success of any big project is dependent on the dedicated inputs of a cohesive team. The ISCoS Textbook on Comprehensive Management of Spinal Cord Injuries is a perfect example of great teamwork. Indeed, multidisciplinary teamwork is a key principle of spinal cord injury management and the well-coordinated efforts of all the team members facilitated the timely and successful fruition of this project.
Table Of Contents
Section I Introduction
Chapter 1 Spinal Cord Injury Management—Historical Perspective Avi Ohry,WEl Masri, and Harvinder Singh Chhabra
Chapter 2 Pathophysiology of Spinal Cord Injury
John D Steeves and Xiaoliang Wu
Chapter 3 Demographic Profile of Spinal Cord Injury.
Section II Acute Management
Section IIa. Prehospital & Acute Care
Chapter 4 Prehospital Care of Suspected Acute Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury
Cherylene Camps, Michael Lipnick, Jackie Mabweijano, and Brian Gardner
Chapter 5 Clinical Assessment in Spinal Cord Injury- Sergio Aito and Maurizio D’Andrea
Chapter 6 Radiologic Imaging in Spinal Trauma