Brain Injury Medicine: Principles and Practice / Edition 1

Brain Injury Medicine: Principles and Practice / Edition 1

by Nathan Zasler, Douglas Katz, Ross Zafonte
     
 

ISBN-10: 1888799935

ISBN-13: 9781888799934

Pub. Date: 08/28/2006

Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing, LLC

A Doody's Core Title 2012

Brain Injury Medicine: Principles and Practice is a comprehensive guide to all aspects of the management issues involved in caring for the person with brain injury - from early diagnosis and evaluation through the post-acute period and rehabilitation. It is the definitive core text needed by all practitioners

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A Doody's Core Title 2012

Brain Injury Medicine: Principles and Practice is a comprehensive guide to all aspects of the management issues involved in caring for the person with brain injury - from early diagnosis and evaluation through the post-acute period and rehabilitation. It is the definitive core text needed by all practitioners in this area, including physiatrists, neurologists, psychologists, nurses, and other health care professionals.

Written by over 100 acknowledged leaders in the field, and containing hundreds of tables, graphs, and photographic images, the text deals with issues of neuroimaging and neurodiagnostic testing, prognosis and outcome, acute care, rehabilitative care, treatment of specific populations, neurologic problems following injury, neuromusculoskeletal problems, and general management issues.

Key features include:

  • Emphasis on a disease state management approach to patient assessment and treatment
  • Promotion of a holistic, biopsychosocial model of patient assessment and care
  • Review of current expert consensus on practice guidelines
  • Exploration of epidemiologic and basic pathophysiologic aspects of brain injury
  • Examination of clinical issues throughout the continuum of rehabilitative care
  • Cutting edge, practical information based on the authors' extensive clinical experience that will positively impact patients and families following brain injury
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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781888799934
Publisher:
Demos Medical Publishing, LLC
Publication date:
08/28/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
1276
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 2.30(d)

Table of Contents

"Foreword; Preface; Part I: Perspectives on Rehabilitative Care and Research; Clinical Continuum of Care; Brain Injury Rehabilitation: Past, Present, and Future?; International Perspectives on Brain Injury Rehabilitation; Training and Certification of Care Providers; Conducting Research: Current Concepts and Issues; Part II: Epidemiology, Prevention, Neuropathology, and Neural Recovery; Epidemiology and Public Health Issues; Primary Prevention; Pathophysiology; Concepts of Central Nervous System Plasticity and Their Implications for Understanding Recovery After Brain Damage; Advances in Innovative Therapies to Enhance Neural Recovery; Part III: Neuroimaging and Neurodiagnostic Testing; Static Neuroimaging; Functional Neuroimaging; Electrophysiologic Assessment Techniques; Part IV: Prognosis and Outcome; Prognosis: A Practical, Evidence-Based Approach; Neuroimaging Correlates of Functional Outcome; Functional Assessment and Outcome Evaluation; Life Expectancy; Part V: Acute Care; Acute Care Management; Assessment, Early Rehabilitation Intervention, and Tertiary Prevention; Part VI: Rehabilitative Care and Treatment of Specific Populations; Pediatric Neurorehabilitation Issues; The Older Adult; Post-Concussive Disorders: Pathoanatomy, Pathophysiology, Prognosis and Outcome; Post-Concussive Disorders; Differential Diagnostic Issues and Treatment Implications; Sports-Related Concussion; Assessment and Management of Individuals with Disorders of Consciousness; Part VII: Neurologic Problems; Post-Traumatic Seizures and Epilepsy; Movement Disorders; Balance and Dizziness; Evaluating and Treating Visual Dysfunction; Cranial Nerve Disorders; Fatigue: Assessment and Treatment; Sleep Disturbances: Epidemiology, Assessment, and Treatment; Diagnosis and Management of Late Intracranial Complications; Part VIII: Neuromusculoskeletal Problems; Complications Associated with Immobility; Assessing and Treating Muscle Overactivity in the Upper Motorneuron Syndrome; Part IX: Medical Management Issues; Gastrointestinal and Nutritional Issues; Sexuality, Reproduction, and Neuroendocrine Disorders; Post-traumatic Pain Disorders: Medical Assessment and Management; Post-Traumatic Pain Disorders: Psychological Assessment and Management; Neurorehabilitation Nursing: From Injury to Recovery; Part X: Cognitive and Behavioral Problems; Cognitive Rehabilitation; Cognitive Impairments; Neuropsychological Assessment and Treatment; Principles of Behavioral Analysis and Modification; Principles of Neuropsychiatric Assessment and Treatment; Part XI: Speech, Language, and Swallowing Problems; Assessment and Treatment of Speech and Language Disorders; Evaluation and Treatment of Swallowing Problems; Cognitive-Communications Deficits; Part XII: Motor Recovery, Functional Mobility, and ADLs; Neuroscientific Basis for Occupational and Physical Therapy; Therapy for Mobility Impairments and Motor Skill Acquisition; Therapy for Activities of Daily Living; Part XIII: Neuropsychopharmacology and Alternative Treatments; Pharmacotherapy of Neuropsychiatric Disturbances; Pharmacotherapy of Cognitive Impairment; Neuropharmacology; Nutraceuticals; Traditional Chinese Medicine Theory; Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Part XIV: Psychosocial and Vocational Issues; Community Re-entry Issues and Long-Term Care; The Treatment of Substance Abuse; A Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention for Family Members; Returning to Work; Part XV: Medicolegal and Ethical Issues; Medicolegal Issues; Ethical Issues in Clinicolegal Practice; Assessment of Response Bias in Clinical and Forensic Evaluations of Impairment; Decision-Making Capacity: Clinical Assessment and Ethical Implications; Life Care Planning: Clinical and Forensic Issues."

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