The Whiplash Encyclopedia

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2006 - Health & Fitness - 736 pages
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With the second edition of The Whiplash Encyclopedia, Robert Ferrari revisits the notion that whiplash is an example of illness induced by society, in general, and by physicians in particular. The second edition takes the work out of understanding all the different dimensions of whiplash, be it why some people get chronic neck pain and others do not, what causes jaw pain, what therapies work and which do not, how we can understand the effect that psychosocial factors have on recovery, what effect litigation and insurance systems have on recovery, and many other topics. The Whiplash Encyclopedia leaves no topic on whiplash uncovered, and can be used in any medicolegal practice. The next time you have a question about whiplash, the answer is likely to be found in The Whiplash Encyclopedia.The Whiplash Encyclopedia, Second Edition explores new theories being heralded to explain chronic whiplash; discusses Central Sensitization; and includes a new chapter in whiplash mythology. In addition, it expands on the knowledge of what causes (and what does not cause) the many neurological and cognitive symptoms reported by whiplash patients. The second edition also investigates the Whiplash Cultures and countries where chronic whiplash is epidemic and examines those cultures by laying them next to countries that, despite having motor vehicle collisions as frequently as elsewhere in the world, and frequently having physicians diagnose acute whiplash, rarely or uncommonly has anyone taking the stage as chronic whiplash characters.
 

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Before I used to think many of the same things, I have whiplash and it is no picnic there is a vast amount of pain to deal with. This encyclopedia was obviously written by bitter rich professors who must have been sued for their lack of attention or skill behind the wheel.

Contents

CHAPTER2 RAILWAYSPINE
17
TRAUMATIC NEUROSIS
29
CHRONIC NECK PAIN
39
TEMPOROMANDBULAR DISORDERS AND WHIPLASH
83
WHIPLASH ON MY MIND
95
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF WHIPLASH
117
SOMATIZATIONANDADOPTION OF THESICKROLE MODEL2
147
CAUSATION BY WAY OF THE COLLISION
181
Symptom Expectation
532
ANATOMY AND FUNCTION OF THE NECK
555
DIAGNOSTIC TESTS
583
DISPELLING THE MYTHSISSUES
597
WHIPLASH TIMELINES
615
WHIPLASH EXPERIMENTS
621
ACLOSER LOOKAT VERY LOWVELOCITY IMPACTS
647
CHAPTER22 HEAD RESTRAINTS SEAT BELTS AND WHIPLASH
663

ASSESSMENT TREATMENT AND PROGNOSIS
189
ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHYALPHABETICALLY
225
LITERATURE REVIEW BY TOPIC
463
Whiplash and Bone Scans
488
Whiplash ExperimentsLowVelocity Collisions
502
Whiplash and the Ear
515
CONTROL OF LLNESS BEHAVIOR
673
TERTARY GAIN
689
Glossary
697
Index
711
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