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Manual of Traumatic Brain Injury: Assessment and Management

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by Felise S. FAAN FAAMA Zollman MD
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Manual of Traumatic Brain Injury: Assessment and Management by Felise S. FAAN FAAMA Zollman MD

The Manual provides an excellent road map to the many topics relevant in the diagnosis, treatment, and long-term management of individuals with TBI. As such, the book can serve either as a fine introduction for the uninitiated or as a valued reference for seasoned clinicians. I highly recommend [it]...

Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation

This is a stellar quality book that will be beneficial for every member of the multidisciplinary team that is required to treat patients with TBI. It offers a concise but broad and informative view of the disorder, and can serve as an easy-to-read and access primary text. 4 Stars!

Doody's Reviews

Now completely revised and updated, Manual of Traumatic Brain Injury: Assessment and Management, Second Edition is a comprehensive evidence-based guide to brain injury diagnosis, treatment, and recovery, delivered in a succinct format designed for targeted access to essential content.

This concise text, featuring internationally known contributors drawn from leading TBI programs, is organized into five sections. Part 1 discusses fundamental concepts needed to provide a context for clinical decision-making. Part 2 covers mild TBI, from natural history to sports-related concussion, post-concussion syndrome, and more. Part 3 focuses on moderate to severe TBI and contains chapters on pre-hospital, emergency and ICU care, rehabilitation, community reintegration, management of associated impairments, and post-injury outcomes. Part 4 covers the complications and long-term sequelae that may arise in patients with TBI, including spasticity, movement disorders, posttraumatic seizures, hydrocephalus, behavioral and sleep disturbances, and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). Part 5 focuses on special considerations and resources, including issues specific to selected populations or injury environments (military, pediatric, workers compensation and older patients), as well as return to work and medico-legal issues in TBI.

Comprehensively updated to reflect the current state of the art in this rapidly evolving field, this book is a must-have for neurologists, physiatrists, primary care physicians, mental health professionals, social workers, and other healthcare providers who treat TBI patients.

New to the Second Edition:

  • "Key Points" section in each chapter crystallizes important clinical pearls

  • New chapters cover anoxia complicating TBI, screening for emotional distress in TBI patients, management of chronic behavioral disturbances, and assistive technology

  • Every chapter has been updated to reflect current evidence-based practice

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Ebook Details
Pages: 550
Size: 5.5 MB
Publisher: Demos Medical
Date published:   2016
ISBN: 2370007441921 (DRM-EPUB)
9781617052699 (DRM-PDF)

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