ABC of Spinal Disorders

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Andrew Clarke, Alwyn Jones, Michael O'Malley, Robert McLaren
Wiley, Nov 11, 2009 - Medical - 72 pages
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Spinal problems are one of the most common presentations confronting general practitioners. GPs see over 5 million patients per year in relation to back pain alone. It is one of the most common causes of absence from work and has an estimated treatment cost of 12 billion.

Written by a multidisciplinary team of authors, including doctors, physiotherapists, and osteopaths, the ABC of Spinal Disorders is uniquely placed to address the causes and management of the different spinal conditions presenting in general practice. Providing practical guidance and advice on diagnosis, treatment, and when to refer the patient for further help, it is ideal for general practitioners, junior doctors, Foundation doctors, and all allied health professionals.

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About the author (2009)

Andrew D. Clarke (MA, Ph.D., University of Cambridge) is Senior Lecturer in New Testament at Kings College, University of Aberdeen. He is currently the Chairman of the Tyndale House Council.

MICHAEL O'MALLEY is Senior Editor for Business, Economics, and Law at Yale University Press, and adjunct professor at Columbia University Business School.

Robert McLaren, Associate Professor in the Faculty of Administration, University of Regina, Saskatchewan, holds the Ph.D. degree in public and international affairs from the University of Pittsburgh. His articles on international organizations have appeared in various journals.

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