Practical Management of Head and Neck InjuryBy
- Jeffrey Rosenfeld
Category Winner 2013 - Tertiary Education (Wholly Australian) Student Resource
Australian Publishers Association - Australian Educational Publishing Awards 2013
Practical Management of Head and Neck Injury is a unique textbook which comprehensively covers the patient journey from injury to the rehabilitation phase.
It includes diagnosis and management of head and neck injury with additional chapters on prognosis and special conditions including head injury in sport, the elderly, children, pregnant women, penetrating head injury, spine and spinal cord injury and brain death.
It describes an integrated approach to care from all the relevant specialties with Australian, UK and US experts contributing to many chapters.
The book will be of interest to junior doctors, specialist trainees and specialists in emergency medicine, surgery, neurosurgery, orthopaedics, ENT, maxillofacial surgery, neurology, ophthalmology, anaesthesia and intensive care as well as medical students, nurses, paramedics and remote and rural practitioners.
Junior Doctors working in the Emergency Room or Surgery/Neurosurgery Units
Published: October 2012
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Chapter 1: Epidemiology
Chapter 2: Anatomy
Chapter 3: Pathophysiology of traumatic brain injury
Chapter 4: Pre-hospital management
Chapter 5: Emergency room management
Chapter 6: Spine injury
Chapter 7: Vascular injury
Chapter 8: Operative surgery
Chapter 9: Intensive care management of head injury
Chapter 10: Ward care of the head-injured patient
Chapter 11: Rehabilitation of head injury patients: issues in rehabilitation following traumatic brain injury
Chapter 12: Head injury in children
Chapter 13: Head injury in the elderly
Chapter 14: Head injury in sport
Chapter 15: Penetrating head injury
Chapter 16: Bleeding diathesis and anticoagulants
Chapter 17: Neurotrauma in pregnancy
Chapter 18: Brain death
Chapter 19: Prolonged post coma unresponsiveness (the persistent vegetative state) and minimally responsive state post head injury
Chapter 20: Prediction of outcome and the prognosis of head injury
Chapter 21: Prevention of head injury and trauma systems
Appendices, including evidence-based guidelines