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By James D. Heckman MD, Robert C. Schenck Jr. MD, Animesh Agarwal MD (auth.), James D. Heckman MD, Robert C. Schenck Jr. MD, Animesh Agarwal MD (eds.)

Dr. James D. Heckman has labored with top specialists within the box to carry to you an essential resource of knowledge masking orthopedic trauma, activities drugs, pediatric orthopedics, foot and ankle accidents, the backbone, tumors, and infections. present Orthopedic prognosis and therapy permits the clinician to discover speedy affirmation of the analysis and therapy of a large choice of orthopedic diseases and breaks down each one subject into an accommodating two-page format. at the left web page physicians can simply find diagnostic details together with the condition’s background, actual findings, imaging and laboratory stories, and issues, in addition to differential analysis, etiology and epidemiology. therapy info at the correct web page permits the reader to rapidly research either surgical and nonsurgical techniques, workout and job amendment, analysis, and follow-up administration. This specific layout presents speedy knowing and usage of acceptable therapy to musculoskeletal stipulations and if beneficial, enables the suitable referral to an orthopedic surgeon.

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Traumatic spondylolisthesis of the axis (Fig. 7) is treated with halo vest immobilization for 8 weeks, followed by 4 weeks of a rigid cervical orthosis. Nonoperative treatment of subaxial injuries usually requires rigid cervical immobilization, generally for about 8 to 12 weeks. A rigid cervical collar is often used, but in some cases a halo is needed. Most types of cervical injuries, all stage I and some stage II, can be treated with a rigid cervical orthosis or halo for 8 to 12 weeks: Compression flexion injuries, stages I and II.

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