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Manual of Traumatic Brain Injury Management

Length: 850 pages10 hours


Pocket-sized and portable, the Manual of Traumatic Brain Injury Management provides relevant clinical information in a succinct, readily accessible format. Expert authors drawn from the fields of rehabilitation medicine, neurology, neurosurgery, neurophysiology, physical and occupational therapy, and related areas cover the range of TBI, from concussion to severe injury.

Organized to be consistent with the way TBI is managed, the book is divided into six sections and flows from initial injury through community living post-TBI, allowing clinicians to key in on specific topics quickly.

Manual of Traumatic Brain Injury Management delivers the information you need to successfully manage the full spectrum of issues, medical complications, sequelae, and rehabilitation needs of patients who have sustained any level of brain injury.
Features of Manual of Traumatic Brain Injury Management Include:

Concise yet comprehensive: covers all aspects of TBI and its management
A clinically-oriented, practical "how-to" manual, designed for rapid access to key information
Organized to be consistent with the way TBI is managed
Includes dedicated chapters on TBI in athletes and in military personnel.
Internationally known contributors drawn from the leading TBI programs provide expert information
;Introduction,Felise Zollman; Section 1: Core Concepts: Chapter 1: Traumatic Brain Injury: Definitions and Nomenclature,Kristine O'Phelan; Chapter 2: Essential concepts in Traumatic Brain Injury Neuropathology, Michelle LaPlaca; Chapter 3: Characterization of TBI Severity, Lisa Lombard; Section 2: Epidemiology and Primary Prevention; Chapter 4: Epidemiology, Marie Crandall; Chapter 5: Prevention of Sports-related Concussion and Brain Injury, Robert C. Cantu; Chapter 6: Prevention of Traumatic Brain Injury Secondary to Modes of Transportation, Falls and Assaults,Jeffrey Radecki; Section 3: Mild Traumatic Brain Injury; Chapter 7: Concussion vs. MTBI-Is There a Difference?,Grant Iverson and Rael Lange; Chapter 8: MTBI: Initial Medical Evaluation and Management,John J. Bruns; Chapter 9: Sports-Related Concussion: Identification and Return to Play Decision-making,Mark Lovell; Chapter 10: The Natural History of MTBI,Rael Lange and Grant Iverson; Chapter 11: Cumulative Effects of Repeated MTBI, Robert C. Cantu; Chapter 12: Second Impact Syndrome,Gary Goldberg; Chapter 13: Imaging in MTBI,Jeffrey Lewine; Chapter 14: Somatic Manifestations of MTBI: Headache, Dizziness and Fatigue,Elie Elovic; Chapter 15: Cognition in MTBI Nneuropsychological Assessment,Wayne Gordon and Theodore Tsaousides; Chapter 16: Cognition in MTBI: Is There a Risk of Late Development of Dementia?,William Barr; Chapter 17: Post-Concussion Disorder (PCD): Diagnostic Characteristics and Clinical Manifestation,Felise Zollman and Erica Wang; Chapter 18: Post-Concussion Disorder (PCD): Symptom Management,William Walker; Chapter 19: Confounding factors in PCD: The Role of Persistent Pain, Mood Disorder, Medication Use and Litigation in Symptom Persistence,Nathan Zasler; Chapter 20: Recognizing Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Manifesting in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury,Eric Larson; Chapter 21: Factors Suggesting a Need for Referral to Mental Health Providers in PCD,Mike McCrea; Section 4: Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury; Chapter 22: Field Management: Pre-hospital Care,Clare L Hammel; Chapter 23: Emergency Department Management and Initial Trauma Care Considerations,Stephen Cantrill; Chapter 24: Neuroimaging,David Alexander; Chapter 24: Neurosurgical Management of Skull Fractures and Intracranial Bleeding,Joshua Rosenow; Chapter 26: The Neuro-intensive Ca

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