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By Michele Sterling, PhD, MPhty, BPhty, Grad Dip Manip Physio, FACP and Justin Kenardy, PhD
Copyright 2012$119.00, Evolve, Reference
An exceptional medical resource for all professions involved in the management of whiplash patientsWhiplash is one of the most debated and controversial musculoskeletal conditions. This is, in part, due to the often compensable nature of whiplash injuries and the fact that a precise pathoanatomical diagnosis is not usually achievable.Whiplash: Evidence base for clinical practice presents the evidence underpinning the complexity of whiplash associated disorders (WADs). This ranges from the specifics of current physiological and psychological manifestations of whiplash to broader issues such as compensation and litigation.This new medical textbook turns the spotlight on whiplash injuries and makes essential reading for anyone involved in the management whiplash patients.This includes physiotherapy, chiropractic, osteopathy, occupational therapy and health psychology practitioners and postgraduate students, as well as practitioners in rehabilitation therapies and primary care.
"This book presents case studies, the results of latest research in this area and a final chapter on recommendations for better prevention and improved management."
Reedoc, December 2011
• discrete chapters on litigation and the role of compensation in whiplash injuries• case studies on acute and chronic whiplash conditions• covers the spectrum of the current evidence base for whiplash• includes perspectives from a wide range of disciplines• an invaluable resource for clinicians and policy makers alike
By Michele Sterling, PhD, MPhty, BPhty, Grad Dip Manip Physio, FACP, Chief Investigator, CCRE Spine; Associate Professor, School of Medicine and School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences; Associate Director, Centre for National Research on Disability and Rehabilitation Medicine (CONROD); Director Rehabilitation Research Program (CONROD); Senior Lecturer, Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia and Justin Kenardy, PhD, clinical health psychologist and Deputy Director of the Centre of National Research on Disability and Rehabilitation Medicine (CONROD), and Professor in Clinical Psychology a the School of Psychology