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Brain Injury Medicine: Principles and Practice

Publication Year: 2012
Edition: 2nd
Authors/Editor: Zasler, Nathan D.; Katz, Douglas I.; Zafonte, Ross D.; and other
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 978-1-936-28727-7
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Brain Injury Medicine is a clear and comprehensive guide to all aspects of the management of traumatic brain injury-from early diagnosis and evaluation through the post-acute period and rehabilitation.

An essential reference for physicians and other health care professionals who work with patients with brain injury, the book focuses on assessment and treatment of the wider variety of clinical problems these patients face and addresses many associated concerns such as epidemiology, ethical issues, legal issues, and life-care planning.

Written by over 190 acknowledged leaders, the text covers the full spectrum of the practice of brain injury medicine including principles of neural recovery, neuroimaging and neurodiagnostic testing, prognosis and outcome, acute care, rehabilitation, treatment of specific populations, neurologic and other medical problems following injury, cognitive and behavioral problems, post-trauma pain disorders, pharmacologic and alternative treatments, and community reentry and productivity.
Brain Injury Medicine, 2nd Edition Features:
*The acknowledged gold standard reference-brings together knowledge, experience, and evidence-based medicine
*Comprehensive and current-completely revised, updated, and expanded to include emerging topics and the latest clinical and research advances
*Multi-disciplinary focus-expert authorship from a wide range of specialties promotes a holistic team approach to a complex, many-faceted condition
*Covers the entire continuum of care from early diagnosis and assessment through acute management, rehabilitation, associated medical and quality of life issues, and functional outcomes

New to the second edition:
*Three new Associate Editors from related disciplines provide added expertise
*Five new sections: acute rehabilitative care, pediatric TBI, special senses, autonomic and other organ system problems, post-trauma pain disorders
*25 new chapters running the gamut from health policy to biomechanics, to military TBI to pediatric issues and more
*Print + Digital Access: Purchase price includes enhanced e-book containing the complete and fully searchable text plus additional digital-only content

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    Ovid
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Zasler, Nathan D.; Katz, Douglas I.; Zafonte, Ross D.; and other
  • ISBN: 978-1-936-28727-7
  • Specialty:
    Neurology
    Psychiatry
    Psychopharmacology
    Rehabilitation & Physical Medicine
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Pages: 1512
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2012

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