Brain Injury Medicine

Brain Injury Medicine

Principles and Practice

eBook - 2013
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This book 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 brain injured patients, 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-traumatic pain disorders, pharmacologic and alternative treatments, and community reentry and productivity.
Publisher: New York : Demos Medical, ©2013
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9781617050572
1617050571
9781936287277
1936287277
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxxii, 1480 pages) : illustrations (some color)

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