Red Flags and Blue Lights,
Edition 2 Managing Serious Spinal Pathology
By Sue Greenhalgh, MA, GD Phys, FCSP and James Selfe, PhD, MA, GD Phys, FCSP

Publication Date: 11 Jun 2019

Key Features

  • The book's small, portable size makes it ideal for reference in any practice setting.
  • Presents information in an accessible, at-a-glance format.
  • The unique red flag hierarchy assists with clinical reasoning.
  • Index of Suspicion highlights the most likely conditions indicated by specific red flags.
  • Discussion of 3D thinking encourages clinicians to look beyond immediate symptoms to find the underlying cause of a problem.
  • Discussion of red herrings describes how to approach indicators that may mislead a diagnosis.
  • Information on the concept of conditional probabilities helps practitioners make informed clinical decisions.
About the author
By Sue Greenhalgh, MA, GD Phys, FCSP, Consultant Physiotherapist and James Selfe, PhD, MA, GD Phys, FCSP, Professor of Physiotherapy, Department of Health Professions, Faculty of Health, Psychology and Social Care, Manchester Metropolitan University
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Communication
Chapter 3 Osteoporosis: Diagnosis
Chapter 4 Osteoporosis: Consequences and Care
Chapter 5 Cauda Equina Syndrome: Diagnosis
Chapter 6 Cauda Equina Syndrome: Consequences and Care
Chapter 7 Metastatic Spinal Cord Compression (MSCC)
Chapter 8 Metastatic Spinal Cord Compression (MSCC): Consequences and Care
Book Reviews
Manual Therapy Journal; Raymond Swinkels

This little and handy book is very innovative, because it summarizes material in a way that it is not published before. This is a key book within the physiotherapy, in particular for physiotherapists working in countries where there is direct access for patients.
Book details
ISBN: 9780702055102
Page Count: 232
Retail Price : £24.99
Undergraduate: Physiotherpy, Osteopathy, Chiropractic. Postgraduate Physiotherapy eg MACP, Orthopaedic Medicine, McKenzie, MSc in Musculoskeletal Therapy, extended scope practice
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