Brain Injury Medicine - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323653855, 9780323779449

Brain Injury Medicine

1st Edition

Board Review

Editors: Blessen Eapen David Cifu
eBook ISBN: 9780323779449
Paperback ISBN: 9780323653855
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 17th July 2020
Page Count: 352

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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.

Table of Contents

Section 1: Brain Anatomy and Physiology

1. Neuroanatomy Correlates
Jason R. Soble, Samantha DeDios-Stern, David Andrés González and Kenneth Chase Bailey
2. Pathophysiology and Basic Sciences
Gary Goldberg and David H. Glazer

Section 2: Traumatic Brain Injury Severity & Patterns

3. Mild TBI (Concussion), Moderate to Severe TBI
Juan Cabrera
4. TBI by Pattern: Penetrating, Non- Penetrating, Blast Injury
Rebecca Tapia and Nick Vlahos
5. Brain Death Criteria
Cherry Junn

Section 3: Epidemiology and Risk Factors

6. Epidemiology and Public Health & Prevention
Kelly Heath and Jaclyn Barcikowski
7. Proteomic, Genetic, and Epigenetic Biomarkers in TBI
Kimbra Kenney, J. Kent Werner Jr. and Jessica Gill
8. Prognosis and Recovery Patterns
Rosanna C. Sabini and Komal Patel

Section 4: Emergency Room and Intensive Care Management

9. Prehospital Care
Geoffrey Ling and Andrea Lauren Christman Schneider
10. Acute Emergency Management (Non-surgical Care & Surgical Care)
Alex valadka, Peter Horvath and Ketan Verma
11. Critical Care Management
Claudia Robertson, Yi Deng and Jovany Cruz-Navarro
12. Complications
Claudia Robertson, Jovany Cruz-Navarro and Samantha Fernandez Hernandez

Section 5: Evaluation and Diagnosis

13. Physical Examination, signs and symptoms
Brian Im and Emma Nally
14. Diagnostic Procedures and Electrophysiology
Kirk Lercher
15. Neuroimaging (structural and functional)
Saman Hazany, Jimmy C. Huang and Zaid Haddadin
16. Functional Evaluation
Daniel W. Klyce, Ronald Seel and Richard Kunz
17. Intensity of Services, Specialized Rehabilitation Therapies, Interdisciplinary Team Management
Gary Noel Galang and Justin Louis Weppner

Section 6: Complications and Management

18. Cardiovascular and Pulmonary
James J. Begley and Victoria C. Whitehair
19. GI and Nutrition
Kelly Crawford
20. Genitourinary
Kelly Crawford
21. Soft Tissue and Orthopedic Condition
Sanjog Pangarkar and Gaurav Sunny Sharma
22. Pain
Sanjog Pangarkar and Morgan O'Connor
23. Neuroendocrine/ Metabolic/ Hormonal
Ondrea McKay and Neil Jasey
24. Paroxysmal Sympathetic Hyperactivity
James J. Begley and Victoria C. Whitehair
25. Spasticity & Contractures
Katherine Lin and Blessen C. Eapen
26. Post-traumatic Hydrocephalus
Neil Jasey and Laurie Dabaghian
27. Cranial Nerve Disorders
Gary Noel Galang and Justin Louis Weppner
28. Seizure Disorder
Justin Sup Hong
29. Movement Disorder
Miriam Segal
30. Pressure Injuries, Bed Rest and Deconditioning
Fabienne Saint-Preux, Emma Nally and Heidi Fusco
31. Dysphagia and Aspiration
Benjamin Ngocquang Nguyen and Lauren E. Fulks
32. Speech and Language
Benjamin Ngocquang Nguyen and David Eng
33. Cognitive Dysfunction
Douglas Cooper
34. Neurosensory Dysfunction
Kelly Heath
35. Emotional Dyscontrol
Justin B. Otis and Hal S. Wortzel
36. Agitation and Restlessness
Lindsay Mohney and Blessen C. Eapen
37. Sleep Dysfunction and Fatigue
Billie Anna Schultz and Dmitry Esterov
38. Mood Disorders
Nazanin Bahraini, Suzanne McGarity and Hal S. Wortzel
39. PTSD
Douglas Cooper, Christopher Ticknor and Jan E. Kennedy
40. Suicide, personality d/o, anxiety
Suzanne McGarity, Nazanin Bahraini and Hal S. Wortzel
41. Substance Abuse
Alphonsa Thomas and Christine Greiss
42. Sexuality and Intimacy
Kirk Lercher and Paul Yoo

Section 7 Rehabilitation Concepts

43. Therapeutic Exercise/Rehabilitation
Joel Scholten, Kimberly Benson and Katharine Stout
44. Assistive Technology
Sheital Bavishi
45. Community Re-entry
Eric Tomas Spier
46. Involving Family in Rehabilitation: Role of Physiatry
Lillian Flores Stevens and Angelle M. Sander

Section 8: Special Topics

47. Pediatric TBI
David Cancel, Ruth E. Alejandro and Dara Jones
48. Geriatric TBI
Jaime M. Levine and Ekua B. Gilbert-Baffoe
49. Military TBI
Amy O'Brien Bowles and Meghan Jean McHenry
50. Sports Concussion
Rosanna C. Sabini
51. Gender specific Issues in TBI
Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez and Jason Edwards
52. Post-Concussion Syndrome Assessment, Management and Rx)
Thomas Watanabe and Abana Azariah
53. Nontraumatic brain Injury
Rani Haley Lindberg
54. Dual Diagnosis -TBI and SCI
Gemayaret Alvarez and Kevin Dalal
55. Anoxic Brain Injury
Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez and Sima A. Desai
56. DOC and Rehabilitation
Sunil Kothari and Matthew Lin
57. Complementary Alternative Therapies
Billie Anna Schultz and Dmitry Esterov
58. Neuromodulation & Neuroprosthetics
Miriam Segal
59. Neuropharmacology
Craig DiTommaso, Susan Loughlin and Christopher Falco
60. Neurodegeneration and Dementia
Stephen Mernoff, Stephen Correia and Breton Michael Asken
61. Basic Statistics/Research Methods
Mauro Zappaterra and Dixie Aragaki
62. Ethics and Law
Sunil Kothari, Bonny Su Wong and Jean E. Woo


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About the Editors

Blessen Eapen

Blessen Eapen is the Chief of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) Department at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System and is a Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA. Dr. Eapen is a physiatrist, researcher, and medical educator who has received numerous professional awards and honors and has authored many peer-reviewed publications, chapters and books in the field of rehabilitation medicine

Affiliations and Expertise

Chief, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R), VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System; Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California

David Cifu

David Xavier Cifu is an American physiatrist, researcher, and medical educator. He is the Associate Dean for Innovation and System Integration in the School of Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, the chairman and Herman J. Flax M.D. Professor of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Virginia Commonwealth University, staff physiatrist at the Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Administration Medical Center, founding director of the VCU-Center for Rehabilitation Science and Engineering and senior TBI specialist in the Department of Veterans Affairs' Veterans Health Administration.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Chairman, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia; National Director for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Services, Office of Rehabilitation and Prosthetic Services, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, District of Columbia