Manual of Traumatic Brain Injury Assessment and Management

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Author: Felise Zollman, MD, FAAN, FAAMA
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Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Publication Date: 2016
ISBN 10: 162070093X
ISBN 13: 9781620700938
eISBN: 9781617052699
Edition: 2nd
Description:
Now completely revised and updated,Manual of Traumatic Brain Injury:Assessment and Management, Second Editionis a comprehensive evidence-based guide to brain injury diagnosis, treatment, and recovery, delivered in a succinct format designed for targeted access to essential content. This concise text, featuring internationally known contributors drawn from leading TBI programs, is organized into five sections. Part 1 discusses fundamental concepts needed to provide a context for clinical decision-making. Part 2 covers mild TBI, from natural history to sports-related concussion, post-concussion syndrome, and more. Part 3 focuses on moderate to severe TBI and contains chapters on pre-hospital, emergency and ICU care, rehabilitation, community reintegration, management of associated impairments, and post-injury outcomes. Part 4 covers the complications and long-term sequelae that may arise in patients with TBI, including spasticity, movement disorders, posttraumatic seizures, hydrocephalus, behavioral and sleep disturbances, and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). Part 5 focuses on special considerations and resources, including issues specific to selected populations or injury environments (military, pediatric, workers compensation and older patients), as well as return to work and medico-legal issues in TBI.
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