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Herniated Disk

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/548119

Herniated Disk Improves With Either Surgical or Nonsurgical Treatment (Medscape) November 21, 2006 — Patients with herniated disks had improved outcomes during 2 years whether treated surgically or nonsurgically, according to the results of a randomized trial with an accompanying observational cohort reported in the November 22/29 issue of JAMA.
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Spinal Surgery Patient Care

Location: http://www.nursingcenter.com/prodev/ce_article.asp?tid=616205

Care of the patient experiencing spinal surgery requires clear understanding of the normal anatomy, physiology, and functioning of the spine, as well as the effect of back pain and disability on human responses. Nurses must consider key assessments and interventions preoperatively, intraoperatively, and postoperatively to provide holistic care and recognize...
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