ISBN-10:
0721643523
ISBN-13:
9780721643526
Pub. Date:
09/28/1996
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Neurology and Trauma / Edition 1

Neurology and Trauma / Edition 1

by Randolph W. Evans MD

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ISBN-13: 9780721643526
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 09/28/1996
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 663
Product dimensions: 7.24(w) x 10.24(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Section I. Head Trauma: Epidemiology of Brain Injury. The History of Cerebral Trauma. Non-Invasive Neuroimaging in Closed Head Trauma. Neuropathology of Brain Injury. The Postconcussion Syndrome and the Sequelae of Mild Head Injury. Post-Traumatic Cranial Neuropathies. Post-Traumatic Epilepsy. Traumatic Intracranial Hemorrhage. Neurovascular Trauma. Sports and Head Injuries. Medical Complications of Head Injury. Neurobehavioral Outcome of Head Trauma. Neuropsychological Testing After Traumatic Brain Injury. Cognitive Rehabilitation. Section II. Spinal Trauma: Imaging After Spinal Trauma. Spinal Cord Injury. Rehabilitation Treatment of Complications of Spinal Cord Injury. Sports Neck and Back Injuries. Evaluation and Treatment of Low Back Pain. Post-Traumatic Cervical and Lumbar Zygapophyseal Joint Pain. Section III. Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injuries: Plexus Injuries. Occupational and Use Mononeuropathies. Electrodiagnostic Studies in the Evaluation of Peripheral Injuries. Surgery of the Injured Peripheral Nerve and Brachial Plexus. Section IV. Post-Traumatic Pain Syndromes: Whiplash Injuries. Myofascial Pain Syndromes. Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy and Causalgia. Section V. Environmental Trauma: High-Altitude Physiology and Medicine. Neurological Injury from Undersea Diving. Lightning, Electricity and Magnetism. Neurology of Microgravity and Space Travel. Section VI. Post-Traumatic Sequelae: Movement Disorders: Post-Traumatic Syndromes. Psychiatric Aspects of the Neurology of Trauma. Post-Traumatic Infections of the Central Nervous System. Iatrogenic Traumas: Transmission of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease and Neuropathy Induced By Hemorrhage. Does Trauma Cause or Worsen Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis or Multiple Sclerosis? Section VI. Medicolegal Aspects: The Physician as Expert Witness. The Determination of Competency in the Brain-Injured Person. Pain and Tort Law.

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