Metastatic spinal cord compression: diagnosis and management
The purpose of this activity is to review the epidemiology, presenting features, pain characteristics, neurological patterns, and treatment options in metastatic spinal cord compression (MSCC).
Upon completion of this module you should be able to:
- Review the epidemiology of MSCC
- Recognise presenting features of MSCC
- Review the characteristics of pain experienced in MSCC
- Demonstrate the neurological patterns observed in MSCC
- Review the treatment options for MSCC.
William D Carey, MD and Dr Sophie Cook
William D Carey, MD and Dr Sophie Cook
William D Carey, MD is Director, Center for Continuing Education, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio. Dr Sophie Cook is an Assistant Editor, British Medical Journal, London.
We declare no financial interests, commercial affiliations, or conflicts of interest.
CME Disclaimer :
The information in this educational activity is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition. The viewpoints expressed in this CME activity are those of the authors/faculty. They do not represent an endorsement by any of the accreditors. In no event will any of the accreditors be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this CME activity.
18 May 2016
18 May 2018
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