The Pennsylvania Bar Institute has expanded our Medicine for Lawyers curriculum to include a new and exciting study of the brain and spine. Dynamic teaching sensation, Sam Hodge, teams up with two medical specialists—both experts on the diseases and injuries of the body’s “mission control center” and both talented teachers at prominent medical colleges, offer an in-depth review of the primary ways these two organs can fall victim to illness and injury.
Summary of Contents:
Introduction to Neuroradiology – Brain; Brain Imaging: The Common; Infarction; Hemorrhage; Infection; Tumor; Trauma; Dementia; Demyelination(MS,SDEM, PML);Epilepsy; Cranial Neuropathy; Visual Disturbances/Orbital Pathology |The Back; Goals; Spine; Statistics on the Back; Anatomical Terms; Parts of the Spine; Back Muscles; Types; Extrinsic; Intrinsic; Muscle Spasm; Curves of the Spine; Vertebrae and Its Parts; Spinal Cord; Injuries; Intervertebral Discs; Need for Back Surgery; Types of Spinal Surgery; Laminectomy; Discectomy; Fusion; Foraminotomy; Surgical Advances; Diagnostic Tests; Diagnostic Testing in Not an Exacting Science; Examples of Tests; X-Ray; CT-Scan; Myleography; MRI; Bone Scan; Discogram; Electro-Diagnostic Testing | Intro to Neuroradiology – Spine; Anatomy; Radiographic Anatomy; MRI Anatomy; Trauma; Degenerative Disease; Tumors/Tumorlike Masses; Infection; Vascular; Congenital.
Number of Pages: 244