Neurology and Trauma / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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- Elsevier Health Sciences
This comprehensive book discusses the most common neurologic disorders resulting from trauma to the head, neck, back, and peripheral nervous system as well as environmental trauma and post-traumatic pain syndromes. An easily accessible sourcebook for a busy practice, this text features contributions from leading authorities in the field.
• Features the editorial stewardship of Dr. Randolph W. Evans - Guest Editor of the critically acclaimed issue of Neurologic Clinics entitled The Neurology of Trauma - and contributions by more than 50 leading specialists from every aspect of the field. Fills an important niche by placing everything the reader needs to know at their fingertips, including information that is not available in any other single source.
• Offers in-depth coverage of controversial topics, such as whiplash, postconcussion syndrome, movement disorders, reflex sympathetic dystrophy, and causalgia, and more. Emphasizes the principles of reconstructive surgery involving flaps, grafts, wound closure, and suture techniques.
|Publisher:||Elsevier Health Sciences|
|Edition description:||Older Edition|
|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.