Confronting Traumatic Brain Injury: Devastation, Hope, and Healing / Edition 1

Confronting Traumatic Brain Injury: Devastation, Hope, and Healing / Edition 1

by William J. Winslade
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300079427

ISBN-13: 9780300079425

Pub. Date: 11/28/1999

Publisher: Yale University Press

This book--the first comprehensive, accessible book on traumatic brain injury--explains what it is, how it is caused, and whatcan be done to treat, cope with, and prevent it. The book includes illuminating case studies, key ethical and legal issues,public policy proposals, and practical steps we can take to protect ourselves from brain trauma. .

Overview

This book--the first comprehensive, accessible book on traumatic brain injury--explains what it is, how it is caused, and whatcan be done to treat, cope with, and prevent it. The book includes illuminating case studies, key ethical and legal issues,public policy proposals, and practical steps we can take to protect ourselves from brain trauma. .

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300079425
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
11/28/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Forewordix
Prefacexiii
Acknowledgmentsxv
Introduction: It Can Happen to Anyone1
1Our Vulnerable Brains15
2Saving Lives: The Golden Hour30
3Hope on the Horizon42
4The Rough Road to Rehabilitation64
5How Families Become Victims89
6Facing Fatality--and Worse Fates106
7Protecting the Most Vulnerable125
8A Better Use of Resources141
9Policies and Priorities154
10Prevention: The Best Solution176
Bibliography205
Index217

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