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Brain Injury Medicine, Third Edition

Brain Injury Medicine, Third Edition
  • Author : ZASLER.
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2021-07-28
  • Total pages :1500
  • ISBN : 0826143040
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Summary : This revised and greatly expanded Third Edition of Brain Injury Medicine continues its reputation as the key core textbook in the field, bringing together evidence-based medicine and years of collective author clinical experience in a clear and comprehensive guide for brain injury professionals. Universally praised as the gold standard text and go-to clinical reference, the book covers the entire continuum of care from early diagnosis and assessment through acute management, rehabilitation, associated medical and quality of life issues, and functional outcomes. With 12 new chapters and expanded coverage in key areas of pathobiology and neuro-recovery, special populations, sport concussion, disorders of consciousness, neuropharmacology, and more, this state of the science resource promotes a multi-disciplinary approach to a complex condition with consideration of emerging topics and the latest clinical advances. Written by over 200 experts from all involved disciplines, the text runs the full gamut of practice of brain injury medicine including principles of public health and research, biomechanics and neural recovery, neuroimaging and neurodiagnostic testing, sport and military, prognosis and outcome, acute care, treatment of special populations, neurologic and other medical complications post-injury, motor and musculoskeletal problems, post-trauma pain disorders, cognitive and behavioral problems, functional mobility, neuropharmacology and alternative treatments, community reentry, and medicolegal and ethical issues. Unique in its scope of topics relevant to professionals working with patients with brain injury, this third edition offers the most complete and contemporary review of clinical practice standards in the field. Key Features: Thoroughly revised and updated Third Edition of the seminal reference on brain injury medicine Evidence-based consideration of emerging topics with new chapters covering pathobiology, biomarkers, neurorehabilitation nursing, neurodegenerative dementias, anoxic/hypoxic ischemic brain injury, infectious causes of acquired brain injury, neuropsychiatric assessment, PTSD, and capacity assessment Multi-disciplinary authorship with leading experts from a wide range of specialties including but not limited to physiatry, neurology, psychiatry, neurosurgery, neuropsychology, physical therapy, occupational therapy speech language pathology, and nursing New online chapters on survivorship, family perspectives, and resources for persons with brain injury and their caregivers Purchase includes digital access for use on most mobile devices or computers

Brain Injury Medicine

Brain Injury Medicine
  • Author : Nathan Zasler,Douglas Katz, MD,Ross Zafonte, DO
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2007
  • Total pages :1275
  • ISBN : 1888799935
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Summary : Covers the full continuum from early diagnosis and evaluation through rehabilitation, post-acute care, and community re-entry. Includes assessment and treatment, epidemiology, pathophysiology, neuroanatomy, neuroimaging, the neuroscientific basis for rehabilitation, ethical and medicolegal issues, life-care planning, and more.

Brain Injury Medicine E-Book

Brain Injury Medicine E-Book
  • Author : Blessen C. Eapen,David X. Cifu
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2020-07-17
  • Total pages :352
  • ISBN : 9780323779449
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Summary : The only review book currently available in this complex field, Brain Injury Medicine: Board Review focuses on the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and management of individuals with varying severity levels of brain injury. Focused, high-yield content prepares you for success on exams and in practice, with up-to-date coverage of traumatic brain injury (TBI), stroke, CNS neoplasms, anoxic brain injury, and other brain disorders. This unique review tool is ideal for residents, fellows, and practitioners studying or working in the field and preparing to take the brain injury medicine exam. Supports self-assessment and review with 200 board-style questions and explanations. Covers the information you need to know on traumatic brain injury by severity and pattern, neurologic disorders, systemic manifestations, rehabilitation problems and outcomes, and basic science. Includes questions on patient management including patient evaluation and diagnosis, prognosis/risk factors, and applied science. Discusses key topics such as neurodegeneration and dementia; proteomic, genetic, and epigenetic biomarkers in TBI; neuromodulation and neuroprosthetics; and assistive technology. Reviews must-know procedures including acute emergency management and critical care; post-concussion syndrome assessment, management and treatment; diagnostic procedures and electrophysiology; neuroimaging, and brain death criteria. Ensures efficient, effective review with content written by experts in physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, and psychiatry and a format that mirrors the board exam outline.

Brain Injury Medicine, 2nd Edition

Brain Injury Medicine, 2nd Edition
  • Author : David B. Arciniegas, MD,M. Ross Bullock, MD, PHD,Douglas I. Katz, MD,Jeffrey S. Kreutzer, PHD, ABPP,Ross D. Zafonte, DO,Nathan D. Zasler, MD
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012-08-27
  • Total pages :280
  • ISBN : 9781617050572
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Summary : Brain Injury Medicine - which includes free ebook access with every print purchase - is a clear and comprehensive guide to all aspects of the management of traumatic brain injury-from early diagnosis and evaluation through the post-acute period and rehabilitation. An essential reference for physicians and other health care professionals who work with patients with brain injury, the book focuses on assessment and treatment of the wider variety of clinical problems these patients face and addresses many associated concerns such as epidemiology, ethical issues, legal issues, and life-care planning. Written by over 190 acknowledged leaders, the text covers the full spectrum of the practice of brain injury medicine including principles of neural recovery, neuroimaging and neurodiagnostic testing, prognosis and outcome, acute care, rehabilitation, treatment of specific populations, neurologic and other medical problems following injury, cognitive and behavioral problems, post-trauma pain disorders, pharmacologic and alternative treatments, and community reentry and productivity. Brain Injury Medicine, 2nd Edition Features: The acknowledged gold standard reference-brings together knowledge, experience, and evidence-based medicine Comprehensive and current-completely revised, updated, and expanded to include emerging topics and the latest clinical and research advances Multi-disciplinary focus-expert authorship from a wide range of specialties promotes a holistic team approach to a complex, many-faceted condition Covers the entire continuum of care from early diagnosis and assessment through acute management, rehabilitation, associated medical and quality of life issues, and functional outcomes New to the Second Edition: Three new Associate Editors from related disciplines provide added expertise Five new sections: acute rehabilitative care, pediatric TBI, special senses, autonomic and other organ system problems, post-trauma pain disorders 25 new chapters running the gamut from health policy to biomechanics, to military TBI to pediatric issues and more Print + Digital Access: Purchase price includes enhanced e-book containing the complete and fully searchable text plus additional digital-only content

Textbook of Traumatic Brain Injury, Third Edition

Textbook of Traumatic Brain Injury, Third Edition
  • Author : Jonathan M. Silver, M.D.,Thomas W. McAllister, M.D.,David B. Arciniegas, M.D.
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2018-12-05
  • Total pages :985
  • ISBN : 9781615371129
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Summary : Despite the increased public awareness of traumatic brain injury (TBI), the complexities of the neuropsychiatric, neuropsychological, neurological, and other physical consequences of TBI of all severities across the lifespan remain incompletely understood by patients, their families, healthcare providers, and the media. Keeping pace with advances in the diagnosis, treatment, and science of TBI, the Textbook of Traumatic Brain Injury, Third Edition, comprehensively fills this gap in knowledge. Nearly all 50 chapters feature new authors, all of them experts in their field. Chapters new to this edition include biomechanical forces, biomarkers, neurodegenerative dementias, suicide, endocrine disorders, chronic disease management, and social cognition. An entirely new section is devoted to the evaluation and treatment of mild TBI, including injuries in athletes, military service members and veterans, and children and adolescents. These chapters join newly updated sections on the assessment and treatment of the cognitive, emotional, behavioral, and other physical sequelae of TBI. The Textbook of Traumatic Brain Injury is a must-read for all of those working in any of the multitude of disciplines that contribute to the care and rehabilitation of persons with brain injury. This new volume is also a potentially useful reference for policymakers in both the public and private sectors.

Nutrition and Traumatic Brain Injury

Nutrition and Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Food and Nutrition Board,Committee on Nutrition, Trauma, and the Brain
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2011-07-01
  • Total pages :444
  • ISBN : 9780309210089
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Summary : Traumatic brain injury (TBI) accounts for up to one-third of combat-related injuries in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to some estimates. TBI is also a major problem among civilians, especially those who engage in certain sports. At the request of the Department of Defense, the IOM examined the potential role of nutrition in the treatment of and resilience against TBI.

Brain Injury Medicine

Brain Injury Medicine
  • Author : Blessen Eapen,David X. Cifu
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2020-07-17
  • Total pages :352
  • ISBN : 0323653855
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Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation, An Issue of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America, E-Book

Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation, An Issue of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America, E-Book
  • Author : Blessen C. Eapen,David X. Cifu
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2017-04-13
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : 9780323528573
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Summary : This issue will focus on traumatic brain injury and will include articles on the following: Pathophysiology of TBI; Acute Management of Moderate-Severe TBI; Disorder of Consciousness; Rehabilitation of Moderate-Severe TBI; Acute Diagnosis and Management of Concussion; Rehabilitation of Persistent Symptoms after Concussion Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy; Unique Aspect of TBI in the Military and Veteran; and many more!

Minor Traumatic Brain Injury Handbook

Minor Traumatic Brain Injury Handbook
  • Author : Gary W. Jay
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2000-06-21
  • Total pages :376
  • ISBN : 9781420039542
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Summary : Almost two million individuals experience minor traumatic brain injury (MTBI/MATBI) each year. Patients from all over the country have similar - even identical - complaints from comparable types of trauma. Unfortunately, the vast majority of medical professionals do not recognize or understand the appearance, etiology, or problems associated with MTBI. Therefore, MTBI patients are often refused diagnosis and treatment. They regularly face insurance problems and legal battles that compound their struggle with the injury itself. Now, there is a resource to help fight the underservice, underdiagnosis, and misunderstanding of MTBI and to help patients recover and thrive in its wake. Based on valuable clinical experience, Minor Traumatic Brain Injury Handbook gives a two-part overview filled with detailed information that is easily understood and applied. The first part reviews the pathophysiology, diagnosis, evaluation, treatment, and associated clinical and behavioral problems. It includes case studies and "bottom line" points that underscore the most pressing concerns of MTBI. Part Two creates a more complete understanding of specialized diagnostic and rehabilitation techniques through clinical data from the practitioners who actually diagnose and treat MTBI. Together, these parts offer precious insight into this valid - and potentially devastating - diagnosis.

Neurotrauma

Neurotrauma
  • Author : Kevin Wang
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2018-12-05
  • Total pages :528
  • ISBN : 9780190279431
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Summary : Neurotrauma: A Comprehensive Textbook on Traumatic Brain Injury and Spinal Cord Injury aims to bring together the latest clinical practice and research in the filed of two forms of trauma to the central nervous system: namely traumatic brain injury (TBI) and spinal cord injury (SCI). Nationally, more 1.9 million Americans sustain a traumatic brain injury annually. In parallel, there are an estimate of 12,000 new cases of SCI in the United States annually. In addition, approximately 1.2 million people live with paralysis due to SCI. In recent years, dramatic advancements in the field have resulted in much improved outcomes for patients and higher standards of care. This volume details the latest research and clinical practice in the treatment of neurotrauma, in a comprehensive but easy-to-follow format. Neurotrauma is a valuable resource for any clinician involved in caring for TBI and SCI patients, clinical research professionals, researchers, medical and graduate students, and nurse specialists.

Handbook on the Neuropsychology of Traumatic Brain Injury

Handbook on the Neuropsychology of Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Author : Mark Sherer,Angelle M. Sander
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2014-05-17
  • Total pages :420
  • ISBN : 9781493907847
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Summary : This book collects and synthesizes the latest thinking on the condition in its variety of cognitive and behavioral presentations, matched by a variety of clinical responses. Acknowledging the continuum of injury and the multi-stage nature of recovery, expert contributors review salient research data and offer clinical guidelines for the neuropsychologist working with TBI patients, detailing key areas of impairment, brief and comprehensive assessment methods and proven rehabilitation strategies. Taken together, these chapters provide a framework for best serving a wide range of TBI patients (including children, elders, and patients in multidisciplinary settings) and model treatment that is evidence-based and relevant. A sample of the topics featured in the Handbook: Bedside evaluations in TBI. Outcome assessment in TBI. Collaborating with family caregivers in the rehabilitation of persons with TBI. Behavioral assessment of acute neurobehavioral syndromes to inform treatment. Pediatric TBI: assessment, outcomes, intervention. Special issues with mild TBI in veterans and active duty service members. Expanding professional knowledge on a topic that continues to grow in importance, the Handbook on the Neuropsychology of Traumatic Brain Injury is a premier resource, not only for neuropsychologists but also for other professionals in cognitive care, and trainees entering the field.

Translational Research in Traumatic Brain Injury

Translational Research in Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Author : Daniel Laskowitz,Gerald Grant
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2015-12-01
  • Total pages :412
  • ISBN : 9781498766579
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Summary : Traumatic brain injury (TBI) remains a significant source of death and permanent disability, contributing to nearly one-third of all injury related deaths in the United States and exacting a profound personal and economic toll. Despite the increased resources that have recently been brought to bear to improve our understanding of TBI, the development of new diagnostic and therapeutic approaches has been disappointingly slow. Translational Research in Traumatic Brain Injury attempts to integrate expertise from across specialties to address knowledge gaps in the field of TBI. Its chapters cover a wide scope of TBI research in five broad areas: Epidemiology Pathophysiology Diagnosis Current treatment strategies and sequelae Future therapies Specific topics discussed include the societal impact of TBI in both the civilian and military populations, neurobiology and molecular mechanisms of axonal and neuronal injury, biomarkers of traumatic brain injury and their relationship to pathology, neuroplasticity after TBI, neuroprotective and neurorestorative therapy, advanced neuroimaging of mild TBI, neurocognitive and psychiatric symptoms following mild TBI, sports-related TBI, epilepsy and PTSD following TBI, and more. The book integrates the perspectives of experts across disciplines to assist in the translation of new ideas to clinical practice and ultimately to improve the care of the brain injured patient.

Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Author : David X. Cifu,Deborah Caruso, MD
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2010-04-29
  • Total pages :182
  • ISBN : 9781933864617
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Summary : Designed for the busy practitioner, this handy reference provides quick answers when diagnosing and treating traumatic brain injuries at every level. 100 alphabetically listed topics are presented in a 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. Specialized areas of TBI care are also included for unique patient populations, such as sports or military injury, and conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder or neuroendocrine disorders, that may be seen by providers in other settings. Every entry is standardized 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.

Systems Engineering to Improve Traumatic Brain Injury Care in the Military Health System

Systems Engineering to Improve Traumatic Brain Injury Care in the Military Health System
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,National Academy of Engineering
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2009-03-03
  • Total pages :194
  • ISBN : 9780309177412
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Summary : This book makes a strong case for taking advantage of the best of two disciplines--health care and operational systems engineering (a combination of science and mathematics to describe, analyze, plan, design, and integrate systems with complex interactions among people, processes, materials, equipment, and facilities)-to improve the efficiency and quality of health care delivery, as well as health care outcomes. Those most interested in pursuing this approach include leaders in the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) and Department of Veterans Affairs, who are committed to finding ways of improving the quality of care for military personnel, veterans, and their families. Intrigued by the possibilities, DOD decided to sponsor a series of workshops to explore the potential of operational systems engineering principals and tools for military health care, beginning with the diagnosis and care of traumatic brain injury (TBI), one of the most prevalent, difficult and challenging injuries suffered by warriors in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Postconcussion Syndrome

Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Postconcussion Syndrome
  • Author : Michael McCrea
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2008
  • Total pages :205
  • ISBN : 9780195328295
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Summary : This is the first neuropsychology book to translate exciting findings from the recent explosion of research on sport-related concussion to the broader context of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) and post-concussive syndrome (PCS) in the general population. In addition, it includes a Continuing Education (CE) component administered by the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology. Traumatic brain injuries constitute a major global public health problem, but until now, MTBIs, which constitute up to 90 percent of all treated TBIs, have been difficult to evaluate and manage clinically because of the absence of a viable model. Dr. McCrea's book thus provides a welcome evidence base for all clinicians - including psychologists, neuropsychologists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, rehabilitation medicine physicians, physiatrists, and nurses - involved in the clinical diagnosis and treatment of MTBI, as well as attorneys involved in personal injury litigation and personal injury defense. Each section of the book ends with a helpful summary of the 'Top 10 Conclusions.' Instructions for earning AACN-administered CE credit are included.

Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Author : Nikolai Gorbunov,Joseph Long
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2018-05-09
  • Total pages :242
  • ISBN : 9781789231168
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Summary : Traumatic brain injury (TBI) syndrome has emerged as a serious health concern worldwide due to the severity of outcomes and growing socioeconomic impacts of the diseases, e.g., high cost of long-term medical care and loss of quality of life. This book focuses on the TBI pathobiology as well as on the recent developments in advanced diagnostics and acute management. The presented topics encompass personal experience and visions of the chapter contributors as well as an extensive analysis of the TBI literature. The book is addressed to a broad audience of readers from students to practicing clinicians.

Rehabilitation After Traumatic Brain Injury

Rehabilitation After Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Author : Blessen C. Eapen,David X. Cifu
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2018-01-24
  • Total pages :350
  • ISBN : 9780323544573
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Summary : Covering the full spectrum of rehabilitation after traumatic brain injury, this practical reference by Drs. Blessen C. Eapen and David X. Cifu presents best practices and considerations for numerous patient populations and their unique needs. In an easy-to-read, concise format, it covers the key information you need to guide your treatment plans and help patients relearn critical life skills and regain their independence. Covers neuroimaging, neurosurgical and critical care management, management of associated complications after TBI, pharmacotherapy, pain management, sports concussion, assistive technologies, and preparing patients for community reintegration. Discusses special populations, including pediatric, geriatric, and military and veteran patients. Consolidates today’s available information and guidance in this challenging and diverse area into one convenient resource.

Alternate Therapies in the Treatment of Brain Injury and Neurobehavioral Disorders

Alternate Therapies in the Treatment of Brain Injury and Neurobehavioral Disorders
  • Author : Ethan B Russo,Margaret Ayers,Barbara L Wheeler,Susan Schaefer,Gregory Murrey
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2017-09-25
  • Total pages :212
  • ISBN : 9781351576932
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Summary : Get the tools to provide more effective treatment for the neurobehaviorally disordered TBI patient! As traditional treatment success rates for many persons with traumatic brain injury (TBI) are proving less than effective, clinicians search for other therapies that may be more productive. Alternate Therapies in the Treatment of Brain Injury and Neurobehavioral Disorders: A Practical Guide discusses at length various nontraditional treatment approaches such as music therapy, art therapy, EEG biofeedback, and others that may provide additional help for the neurobehaviorally disordered TBI patient. This text provides a practical, in-depth overview of a range of nontraditional interventions and therapies. Each treatment is extensively discussed with explanations on how it can be effectively applied in rehabilitation programs. Models, case samples, contacts, and lists of training programs and professional organizations are given for each therapeutic modality. Each chapter has clear, illustrative drawings, tables, and charts, as well as comprehensive references for further research. Alternate Therapies in the Treatment of Brain Injury and Neurobehavioral Disorders: A Practical Guide discusses these alternative treatments: horticulture therapy art therapy music therapy melodic intonation therapy recreational therapy chemical dependency treatment real time EEG feedback craniosacral therapy This book is a comprehensive source for nontraditional therapies essential for physicians; neuropsychologists; psychiatrists; rehabilitation specialists; hospital directors, administrators, and TBI professionals.

Management of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

Management of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Author : Terje Sundstrøm,Per-Olof Grände,Niels Juul,Carsten Kock-Jensen,Bertil Romner,Knut Wester
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012-06-25
  • Total pages :417
  • ISBN : 9783642281266
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Summary : In order to reduce the number of deaths from severe head injuries, systematic management is essential. This book is a practical, comprehensive guide to the treatment of patients (both adults and children) with such injuries, from the time of initial contact through to the rehabilitation center. Sections are devoted to prehospital treatment, admission and diagnostics, acute management, and neurointensive care and rehabilitation. Evidence-based recommendations are presented for each diagnostic and therapeutic measure, and tips, tricks, and pitfalls are highlighted. Throughout, the emphasis is on the provision of sound clinical advice that will maximize the likelihood of an optimal outcome. Helpful flowcharts designed for use in daily routine are also provided. The authors are all members of the Scandinavian Neurotrauma Committee and have extensive practical experience in the areas they write about.

Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Author : Mark J. Ashley,David A. Hovda
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2017-07-28
  • Total pages :768
  • ISBN : 9781315354170
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Summary : In the last decade neuroscience has matured at a remarkable pace, shedding a far more exacting light on mechanisms of neurophysiology, pathophysiology of injury, neuroendocrinology, neuro-immunology, neuroplasticity, neuropharmacology and neurodegenerative processes. Individuals with acquired brain injury are treated earlier and now achieve far better recovery than in the past. The fourth edition of this text constitutes a continuation of 20 years of coverage of traumatic brain injury, and broadens the discussion of acquired brain injury. Within TBI, the paradigm shift from an injury occurring at a point in time to a disease entity of a chronic nature is changing the discussion of diagnosis, management, treatment and outcome assessment. Disease specification that differentiates TBIs by the mechanism of injury, the exact nature of the injury, the extent of injury, presence of co-morbidities and their exact nature, gender, age, race, and genome are emerging as crucial. There was a time when cancer was an undifferentiated disease. Disease differentiation has consequently impacted diagnosis, treatment and outcome. This text is intended to serve as a ready reference tool, contributing to the professional growth of each reader, and stimulating innovation and research. It also promotes the continued refinement in the management of diseases of acquired brain injury.

Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation

Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation
  • Author : Christine Lefaivre
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2016-02-03
  • Total pages :368
  • ISBN : 9781482228267
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Summary : The Lefaivre Rainbow Effect is a groundbreaking treatment for those suffering from a traumatic brain injury (TBI). This strategy is different from most others because it is individually designed for each client and focuses on the cognitive retraining of the brain based on pre-injury lifestyle as well as the organic damage to the brain, rather than the disability alone. Starting in the community, after the acute and in-patient rehabilitation phases of recovery have been completed, the Lefaivre Rainbow Effect maximizes the recovery process by positioning the TBI survivor to be a motivated participant in the arduous journey of recovery. Key features: Provides tools and templates for managing the individualized treatment and integration process, including additional material available for download Addresses physical, emotional, and cognitive deficits with a strong influence on participation in life activities Includes the unique theory of the traumatically induced dysfunctional family, with the aim to preserve the family unit and reduce the overall loss for the survivor of brain injury Features a practical approach, including chapter summaries, case studies, diagrams, and templates Offers guidance on producing an Independent Medical Evaluation and preparing effectively for cross examination in recognition of the adversarial aspect of many TBI cases This essential text demonstrates how rehabilitation professionals, including occupational therapists, doctors, nurses, social workers, speech pathologists, and neuropsychologists, can use the Lefaivre Rainbow Effect in their practices to improve therapeutic outcomes for their clients.