New York/Stuttgart – Spine and Spinal Cord Trauma: Evidence-Based Management utilizes well-distilled evidence-based medicine to discuss specific treatment options in spinal trauma. Published by Thieme, this long-awaited source of guidelines based in science is complimented by more than 500 illustrations, and an hour-long DVD filled with narrated video footage of specific spinal procedures.
This multimedia set reflects the collective work of an international, multidisciplinary panel of masters in the field. Through the text and DVD, readers not only have access to expert insight and technique but also to a thoughtful yet practical review of the most relevant literature and clinical evidence currently available.
"The purpose of this book is to provide an evidence-based review of the current status of the medical literature with regards to topics related to spinal trauma," says author Dr. Alexander Vaccaro, MD, PhD, FACS, Thomas Jefferson University.
This concise, bulleted-format reference features detailed evidentiary tables and a new classification for spine trauma developed by the Spine Trauma Study group, a multidisciplinary and multinational group of spinal neurosurgeons and orthopedic surgeons. Readers are given unprecedented access to a comprehensive selection of topics, previously unavailable material, and invaluable guidance from world-renowned experts.
Additionally, the text embraces every aspect of evidence-based care. Each chapter centers on pertinent questions and objective reviews of state-of-the-art procedures that guide readers through evidence evaluation and practical recommendations that can be easily applied in daily clinical practice.
"This text does not simply provide multiple treatment options, it guides you to the best option available based on the literature, expert opinion, and patient preference," says author Dr. Marcel Dvorak, MD, FRCS, University of British Columbia.
Thieme Publishing Group is a privately held scientific and medical publishing house employing more than 950 people and maintaining offices in seven cities, including New York, Delhi, Stuttgart and three other locations in Germany. Founded in 1886, the Thieme name has become synonymous with high quality and excellence in medical and scientific publishing. Today, Thieme is the market leading publisher of neurosurgical content and holds strong market positions in orthopedics, radiology, anatomy and chemistry, among other specialties. Thieme publishes 137 peer-reviewed journals and over 500 new books annually. The company also has a rapidly growing array of web-based products in medicine and science. State-of-the-art online products includeThieme eJournals, Thieme Electronic Book Library, the medical student website WinkingSkull.com and Thieme Teaching Assistant, an innovative web-based platform for faculty. For more information about Thieme visit www.thieme.com.