Neurologic Athletic Head and Spinal Injuries / Edition 1

Neurologic Athletic Head and Spinal Injuries / Edition 1

by Robert C. Cantu
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721683398

ISBN-13: 9780721683393

Pub. Date: 08/28/2000

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This book addresses prevention, correct on-the-field evaluation, accurate diagnosis, prompt proper treatment, return-to-play decision-making, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries to the head, neck and spine. This in-depth resource covers the most frequent neurologic head and spine injuries such as the subdural hematoma. It also discusses malignant brain edema

Overview

This book addresses prevention, correct on-the-field evaluation, accurate diagnosis, prompt proper treatment, return-to-play decision-making, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries to the head, neck and spine. This in-depth resource covers the most frequent neurologic head and spine injuries such as the subdural hematoma. It also discusses malignant brain edema syndrome of children, second impact syndrome of adolescents and adults, and quadriplegia. Less life threatening disorders such as concussions, traumatic convulsions, epilepsy, and headache are also discussed. Ten chapters discuss specific sports, common injuries and related concers and legal considerations. Anyone who deals with athletes and injury can benefit from this book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721683393
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
08/28/2000
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 10.56(h) x 0.92(d)

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