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Clinical and Radiological Anatomy of the Lumbar Spine

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ISBN-10: 0702043427

ISBN-13: 9780702043420

Edition: 5th 2012

Authors: Nikolai Bogduk

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Clinical and Radiological Anatomy of the Lumbar Spine 5e continues to offer practical, comprehensive coverage of the subject area in a unique single volume which successfully bridges the gap between the basic science of the lumbar region and findings commonly seen in the clinic. Now with a greatly increased imaging section, this book will be ideal for students and practitioners of chiropractic, osteopathic medicine and osteopathy, physiotherapy, physical therapy, pain medicine and physiatry worldwide.Presents a clear and accessible overview of the basic science relating to the structure and function of the lumbar spineWritten by an internationally renowned expert in the fields of both clinical anatomy and back painDescribes the structure of the individual components of the lumbar spine, as well as the intact spineGoes beyond the scope of most anatomy books by endeavouring to explain why the vertebrae and their components are constructed the way they areProvides an introduction to biomechanics and spinal movement with special emphasis on the role of the lumbar musculatureExplores both embryology and the process of aging in the context of spinal structure and functionExplores mechanical back pain within the context of the structural and biomechanical principles developed earlier in the volumeExtensive reference list allows readers seeking to undertake research projects on some aspect of the lumbar spine with a suitable starting point in their search through the literaturePerfect for use both as an initial resource in undergraduate training in physiotherapy and physical medicine or as essential reading for postgraduate studiesGreatly expanded section on medical imagingIncreased elaboration of the regional anatomy of the lumbar spineIncludes chapter on reconstructive anatomy, which provides an algorithm showing how to put the lumbar spine back togetherPresents an ethos of 'anatomy by expectation' - to show readers what to expect on an image, rather than being required to identify what is seen
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Book details

List price: $41.99
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 2/10/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.518
Language: English