Head Injury

Head Injury

by Paul R. Cooper


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The one and only book available that emphasizes the practical care of the head-injured patient. A superior reference for neurosurgeons—and a must-have for trauma and emergency physicians. New to this edition: chapters on prevention and management of seizures, anesthetic considerations, nutrition and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780683021073
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 12/28/1986
Edition description: REV
Pages: 512
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Epidemiology of Brain Injury.Chapter 2: Emergency Care and Initial Evaluation. Chapter 3: Management of the Multiply Injured or Intoxicated Patient. Chapter 4: Imaging Evaluation. Chapter 5: Pathology of Brain Damage After Head Injury. Chapter 6: Skull Fracture and Post-traumatic Cerebrospinal Fluid Fistula. Chapter 7: Cerebral Concussion and diffuse Brain Injury. Chapter 8: Injuries of the Cranial Nerves. Chapter 9: Intracranial Pressure Physiology and Pathophysiology. Chapter 10: Medical Management of Intracranial Pressure. Chapter 11: Intracranial Presure Monitoring: Techniques and Pitfalls. Chapter 12: Post-traumatic Intracranial Mass Lesions. Chapter 13: Penetrating Brain Injury. Chapter 14: Intracranial and Cervical Vascular Injuries. Chapter 15: Scalp Injuries. Chapter 16: Reconstruction of Skull Defects. Chapter 17: Head Injury in the Pediatric Age Group. Chapter 18: Medical Management of the Traumatic Brain-Injured Patient. (and more...)

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