TITLE

Structuring a Spine Program

AUTHOR(S)
CANTLUPE, JOE
PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
HealthLeaders Magazine;Aug2011, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the decision of U.S. hospitals to expand multidisciplinary approaches in inpatient and outpatient care for spinal complications such as herniated disks. To provide state-of-the-art treatment for spine care, hospitals are also using technological innovations and specialized surgical suites. Some hospitals are opting for more conservative approaches, including chiropractic programs, as a result of controversies regarding over utilization of spine surgeries. INSET: Too Many Spine Fusion Surgeries?.
ACCESSION #
63617941

 

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