Head Injury: A Multidisciplinary Approach

Head Injury: A Multidisciplinary Approach

by Peter C. Whitfield
     
 

A pragmatic, multi-professional approach to the management of head injured patients.See more details below

Overview

A pragmatic, multi-professional approach to the management of head injured patients.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521697620
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/31/2009
Pages:
324
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

List of contributors ix

Foreword Sir Graham Teasdale xiii

1 Epidemiology of head injury Giles Critchley Anjum Memon 1

2 The neuropathology of head injury David A. Hilton 12

3 Experimental models of traumatic brain injury H. C. Patel 22

4 Clinical assessment of the head-injured patient: an anatomical approach Deva S. Jeyaretna Peter C. Whitfield 28

5 Neuroimaging in trauma Clare N. Gallagher Jonathan Cole 36

6 Scoring systems for trauma and head injury Maralyn Woodford Fiona Lecky 47

7 Early phase care of patients with mild and minor head injury Chris Maimaris 54

8 Early phase care of patients with moderate and severe head injury Duncan McAuley 62

9 Interhospital transfer of head-injured patients Gareth Allen Peter Farling 71

10 Principles of head injury intensive care management Martin Smith 79

11 Intracranial pressure monitoring in head injury Ruwan Alwis Weerakkody Marek Czosnyka Rikin A. Trivedi Peter J. Hutchinson 87

12 Multimodality monitoring in head injury I. Timofeev Adel Helmy Egidio J. da Silva Arun K. Gupta Peter J. Kirkpatrick Peter J. Hutchinson 103

13 Therapeutic options in neurocritical care: optimizing brain physiology Rowan Burnstein Joseph Carter 114

14 Therapeutic options in neurocritical care: beyond the brain Matthew J. C. Thomas Alexander R. Manara Richard Protheroe Ayan Sen 129

15 Brainstem death and organ donation Martin B. Walker 151

16 Anaesthesia for emergency neurosurgery W. Hiu Lam 160

17 Surgical issues in the management of head-injured patients Puneet Plaha Peter C. Whitfield 167

18 Craniofacial trauma: injury patterns and management Paul McArdle 180

19 Cranioplasty after head injury Heinke Pülhorn Robert Redfern 194

20 Neurosurgical complications of head injury Peter C. Whitfield Laurence Watkins 201

21 Paediatric head injury management Patrick Mitchell 213

22 The principles of rehabilitation after head injury Jonathan J. Evans Maggie Whyte 229

23 Acute rehabilitation of the head-injured patient Bruce Downey Thérèse Jackson Judith Fewings Ann-Marie Pringle 235

24 Post-acute and community rehabilitation of the head-injured patient Jonathan J. Evans Maggie Whyte Fiona Summers Lorna Torrens William W. McKinlay Susan Dutch Thérèse Jackson Judith Fewings Ann-Marie Pringle Bruce Downey Jane V. Russell 245

25 Neuropsychology and head injury Maggie Whyte Fiona Summers Camilla Herbert William W. McKinlay Lorna Torrens Roisin Jack Jane V. Russell 266

26 Outcome and prognosis after head injury Helen M. K. Gooday Brian Pentland Fiona Summers Maggie Whyte 279

27 Medico-legal aspects of head and neck injury Peter J. Hutchinson Peter C. Whitfield 288

Index 299

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