Comprehensive Diagnosis and Management
editore: Saunders (W.B.) Co Ltd
This text provides definitive coverage of the medical causes of back and neck pain, focusing on the clinical aspects of evaluation and management. The authors present the most up-to-date information on anatomy, physiology, clinical evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment. Additions to the medical therapy section include new information on the role of COX-II inhibitors and the appropriate use of opiates. The surgery section has also been updated with details about minimally invasive surgery, the role of bone morphogenic protein, and disc replacement.