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Scoliosis (cont.)

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  1. Staheli LT (2006). Scoliosis section of Spine and pelvis. In Practice of Pediatric Orthopedics, pp. 210–219. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.

  2. Hu SS, et al. (2006). Scoliosis section of Disorders, diseases and injuries of the spine. In HB Skinner, ed., Current Diagnosis and Treatment in Orthopedics, 4th ed., chap. 5, pp. 255–269. New York: Lange Medical/McGraw-Hill.

  3. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (2004). Screening for idiopathic scoliosis in adolescents: Recommendation statement. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Available online: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspsaisc.htm.

  4. Richards BS, Vitale M (2007). SRS/AAOS Position statement: Screening for idiopathic scoliosis in adolescents. An information statement. Available online: http://www.aaos.org/about/papers/position/1122.asp.

Other Works Consulted

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and American Academy of Pediatrics (2010). Scoliosis. In JF Sarwark, ed., Essentials of Musculoskeletal Care, 4th ed., pp. 1164–1169. Rosemont, IL: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

  • Negrini S, et al. (2010). Braces for idiopathic scoliosis in adolescents (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (1).

  • Polousky JD (2011). Orthopedics. In WW Hay Jr et al., eds., Current Diagnosis and Treatment: Pediatrics, 20th ed., chap. 24, pp. 778–795. New York: McGraw-Hill.

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