The Spine, 1st Edition
Linking theory to practice through the use of authentic clinical cases, Dr. Steven D. Waldman’s Pain Medicine: A Case-Based Learning Series helps readers acquire the valuable skill of effective diagnostic thinking in daily practice. The Spine volume uses an in-depth case format, preparing you to correctly analyze clinical vignettes and formulate a clinically sound, evidence-based approach to realistic patient scenarios. This highly effective leaning and assessment tool provides practical clinical insights into the best methods for diagnosis and treatment for the successful management of patients with spine-related pain.
1. 68-Year-Old Female With Acute Worsening Neck and Occipital Pain 2. A 58-Year-Old Female With Acute Neck Pain 3. A 48-Year-Old Male With Neck Pain Radiating Into the Right Shoulder 4. A 78-Year-Old Female With A 21/2-Week History of Neck Pain Radiating Into the Left Upper Extremity 5. A 55-Year-Old Male With a 6-Week History of Neck and Left Upper Extremity Pain 6. A 36-year-old Male With the Inability to Feel Temperature Below the Umbilicus on the Right With Associated Upper and Lower Extremity Weakness 7. An 89-Year-Old Female With Sharp Pain Between the Shoulder Blades 8. A 15-Year-Old Female With Severe Back Pain and an Inability to Walk 9. A 28-Year-Old Male With Acute Low Back Pain 10. A 42-Year-Old Male With Acute Low Back Pain That Radiates Into His Shin With Associated Numbness 11. A 58-Year-Old Female With Right Leg Weakness and Back Pain 12. A 28-Year-Old Female With Severe Low Back Pain That Radiates Into the Right Calf 13. A 26-Year-Old Female With Back Pain and Bilateral Lower Extremity Weakness 14. A 48-Year-Old Male With Lower Extremity Cramping and Weakness With Ambulation 15. A 28-Year-Old Female With Deep Aching in Her Right Low Back and Right Buttock
Steven D. Waldman, MD, JD, Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology, Professor of Medical Humanities and Bioethics, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Missouri U.S.A.