Focuses on individualized spinal injury assessments, immobilization techniques, nonoperative and operative indications, operative fixation strategies, and prognoses.Fractures of the Cervical, Thoracic, and Lumbar Spine surveys? the anatomy and physiology of the spinal cord ? injury designation and analysis using force vectors ? the spinal cord injury without radiographic abnormality ? reduction and alignment of the spine in emergency management ? pharmacological intervention prior to surgery ? imaging in spinal trauma ? classification of cervical spine traumaContaining over 1900 references, Fractures of the Cervical, Thoracic, and Lumbar Spine is an invaluable resource for orthopedic, spinal, and trauma surgeons; neurosurgeons; emergency medicine physicians; and neurologists; and residents, nurses, and medical school students in these disciplines.