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Traumatic Brain Injury

Publication Year: 2010
Edition: 1st
Authors/Editor: Cifu
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 978-1-933-86461-7
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 92
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Designed for the busy practitioner Traumatic Brain Injury: Rehabilitation Medicine Quick Reference is a handy reference providing quick answers when diagnosing and treating traumatic brain injuries at every level.

Practitioners today see increasing numbers of brain injuries across the country and around the glozbe. The causes run the gamut of human endeavor, from frailty associated with aging, military activity, sports, and motor vehicle accidents of all kinds. With a growing awareness of the effects of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and the need for early intervention to ameliorate these effects and improve patient outcomes have come demand for practical information for clinicians on the "frontlines."

One hundred alphabetically listed topics are presented in a consistent two-page format for easy access to key information at a glance. The book covers assessment, diagnostic testing, and the full spectrum of brain injury conditions, sequelae, and interventions commonly associated with TBI and expected functional outcomes.

About the series:
The Rehabilitation Medicine Quick Reference series is designed for the busy practitioner. The texts provide quick answers when diagnosing and treating common or more complex rehabilitation issues. All volumes in the series present the listed conditions in a two-page format with consistent headings for easy access to key information at a glance. Every entry is standarized for quick look-up in the office or clinic, and features description, etiology, risk factors, clinical features, natural history, diagnosis, red flags, treatment, prognosis, helpful hints, and suggested readings.

Specialized areas of TBI care are alos included for unique patient populations, such as sports or military injury, and conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder or neuroendocrine disorder, that may be seen by providers in other settings.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Cifu
  • ISBN: 978-1-933-86461-7
  • Specialty:
    Neurology
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st
  • Pages: 182
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2010
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 92

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