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Clinical Aspects of Nerve Injury

  • Rolfe Birch
  • Rolfe Birch
  • Rolfe Birch
  • Rolfe Birch
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Abstract

In the acute injury the object of the clinician must be to recognise the fact of injury as soon as possible after the event, and later to go on to determine the nerve or nerves affected, the level or levels of injury and the extent and depth of the lesion or lesions.

Keywords

Neuropathic Pain Rotator Cuff Brachial Plexus Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Conduction Block 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rolfe Birch
    • 1
    • 4
  • Rolfe Birch
    • 2
  • Rolfe Birch
    • 3
  • Rolfe Birch
    • 5
  1. 1.Neurological Orthopaedic SurgeryUniversity CollegeLondonUK
  2. 2.Department of Academic NeurologyImperial CollegeLondonUK
  3. 3.Department Peripheral Nerve Injury UnitRoyal National Orthopaedic HospitalLondonUK
  4. 4.Honorary Orthopaedic Surgeon to the RoyalNavyUK
  5. 5.War Nerve Injury ClinicDefence Medical Rehabilitation CentreSurreyUK

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