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This text provides beginning and intermediate-level medical information about conditions of the cervical and lumbar spine. Explanations of common cervical and lumbar spine conditions, such as disc herniations, degenerative disc disease, and sprain/strain injuries are provided, along with treatment options. Non-surgical treatment, injection therapies, and surgical treatment are discussed with attention to both technique and indications. The goal of this text is to provide the reader with a practical reference to terminology frequently found in medical records and deposition testimony. Medical-Legal Aspects of the Spine is a must-have for anyone in the field who needs to know about types of treatment, disorders, and studies that involve the spine in the legal arena, backed by accomplished medical and legal expertise. It is a comprehensive text that provides specific, important information that can alter and enhance your case.
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Marjorie Eskay-Auerbach, MD, JD, is a board certified orthopedic surgeon, board certified spine surgeon and medical-legal consultant with a special interest in spine care. She practiced spine surgery and non-operative care of back and neck injuries in Phoenix for approximately ten years. She attended University of Arizona Law School from 1996-2000, after which she resumed her medical practice with a focus on medical-legal issues. Her current clinical practice focuses on non-operative care and medical pain management of patients with neck and back problems. She performs medical-legal consultations, independent medical evaluations and record reviews, and provides expert opinions and testimony.Dr. Eskay-Auerbach is board-certified by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American College of Spine Surgery. She is an active member of the North American Spine Society, serving as a member of the Board of Directors. She speaks nationally, is an educator for the AMA on the most recent edition of the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, and teaches multiple CLE courses, including a course entitled, "Orthopedics for Lawyers." She received her JD from University of Arizona, in 2001, and is a member of the Arizona bar.
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Book Description Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co, 2005. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111930056818