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This sourcebook has been created for patients who have decided to make education and Internet-based research an integral part of the treatment process. Although it gives information useful to doctors, caregivers and other health professionals, it also tells patients where and how to look for information covering virtually all topics related to spinal cord injury, from the essentials to the most advanced areas of research. The title of this book includes the word official. This reflects the fact that the sourcebook draws from public, academic, government, and peer-reviewed research. Selected readings from various agencies are reproduced to give you some of the latest official information available to date on spinal cord injury. Following an introductory chapter, the sourcebook is organized into three parts. PART I: THE ESSENTIALS; Chapter 1. The Essentials on Spinal Cord Injury: Guidelines; Chapter 2. Seeking Guidance; Chapter 3. Clinical Trials and Spinal Cord Injury; PART II: ADDITIONAL RESOURCES AND ADVANCED MATERIAL; Chapter 4. Studies on Spinal Cord Injury; Chapter 5. Patents on Spinal Cord Injury; Chapter 6. Books on Spinal Cord Injury; Chapter 7. Multimedia on Spinal Cord Injury; Chapter 8. Periodicals and News on Spinal Cord Injury; Chapter 9. Physician Guidelines and Databases; Chapter 10. Dissertations on Spinal Cord Injury; PART III. APPENDICES; Appendix A. Researching Your Medications; Appendix B. Researching Alternative Medicine; Appendix C. Researching Nutrition; Appendix D. Finding Medical Libraries; Appendix E. Your Rights and Insurance; ONLINE GLOSSARIES; SPINAL CORD INJURY GLOSSARY; INDEX. Related topics include: Cervical fracture, dislocation, Compression of spinal cord, Spinal cord compression, Spinal cord injury.
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Philip M. Parker (born June 20, 1960) holds the INSEAD Chair Professorship of Management Science at INSEAD (Fontainebleau, France).
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