Brain Trauma

Brain Trauma

by Hal Marcovitz

Hardcover(Library Binding)

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The ailments and conditions that afflict people today can be confusing, disturbing, and painful-both emotionally and physically. The Diseases and Disorders series provides clear, careful explanations that offer readers and researchers insight into what these conditions are, what causes them, how people live with them, and the latest information about treatment and prevention. All volumes in the series include primary and secondary quotations, annotated bibliographies, detailed indexes, and lists of organizations to contact for additional information.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781420501124
Publisher: Gale Cengage Learning
Publication date: 03/13/2009
Series: Diseases and Disorders Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 12 - 15 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword 4

Introduction Brain Trauma: The Invisible Epidemic 6

Chapter One What Is Brain Trauma? 10

Chapter Two How Do Brains Get Traumatized? 25

Chapter Three Living with Brain Trauma 40

Chapter Four Treating and Preventing Brain Trauma 56

Chapter Five The Future of Brain Trauma 72

Notes 87

Glossary 92

Organizations to Contact 94

For Further Reading 97

Index 100

Picture Credits 104

About the Author 104

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