Adult Lumbar Scoliosis: A Clinical Guide to Diagnosis and by Eric O. Klineberg

By Eric O. Klineberg

Providing a legitimate definition and overview of the pertinent therapy objectives for the administration of grownup lumbar scoliosis, this sensible and accomplished consultant covers every little thing from pre-operative overview and radiography to post-operative administration and issues. either non-operative and operative innovations are offered, together with minimally invasive innovations, decompression, anterior unlock, spinal osteotomy, and proximal and distal fixation, with an emphasis on scientific guidance and administration results. The effect and prevention of issues following therapy also are mentioned, together with the prevention of proximal junctional kyphosis. Concluding with an exam of destiny instructions for examine and scientific remedy innovations, the great procedure of this ebook offers the orthopedic health care professional, neurosurgeon and spinal practitioner with the most up-tp-date facts and professional considered the review and administration of grownup lumbar scoliosis.

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S. Brodke, MD (*) include their validity, reliability and responsiveDepartment of Orthopaedics, University of Utah, ness. 1. O. 1007/978-3-319-47709-1_4 31 V. Goz et al. 1 Key terms and definitions Concurrent validity Criterion validity Discriminative validity Domain External responsiveness Internal consistency Internal responsiveness Psychometrics Reliability Reproducibility Responsiveness Validity A measure is compared to an already established, validated measure A measure is compared with a similar variable Refers to a measure’s ability to differentiate between the various stages and severities of a disease process A single trait or characteristic such as pain, function, social health and mental health.

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