Concussion

Concussion

Assessment, Management and Rehabilitation

1st Edition - August 9, 2019

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  • Authors: Blessen C. Eapen, David X. Cifu
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323674836
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323653848

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This practical reference, edited by Drs. Blessen C. Eapen and David X. Cifu, covers the full spectrum of assessment, management, and rehabilitation after concussion. It includes best practices and considerations for numerous patient populations and their unique needs in an easy-to-read, concise format. Geared toward physiatrists, neurologists, primary care physicians, and rehabilitation professionals, this book provides the key information you need to guide your treatment plans and help patients recover after concussion.

Table of Contents

  • 1 Acute Management of Concussion and Diagnostic Criteria
    2 Neuropsychological Assessment
    3 Neuroimaging in Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation
    4 Postconcussive Syndrome (PCS)
    5 Assessment and Management of Psychiatric Symptoms Among Adults With Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
    6 Postconcussive Headache
    7 Assessment and Treatment of Sleep in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
    8 Management and Rehabilitation of Cognitive Dysfunction
    9 Neurosensory Deficits Associated with Concussion (Auditory, Vestibular, and Visual Dysfunction)
    10 Rehabilitation and Management of Fatigue
    11 Management of Adult Sports Concussion
    12 Assessment, Management, and Rehabilitation of Pediatric Concussions
    13 Assessment and Treatment of Concussion in Service Members and Veterans
    14 Gender and Sex Considerations in Traumatic Brain Injury
    15 A Look Ahead: Cutting Edge Research in the Diagnosis, Assessment, Rehabilitation Management, and Prevention of Concussion and Its Sequelae

Product details

  • No. of pages: 208
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2019
  • Published: August 9, 2019
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323674836
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323653848

About the Authors

Blessen C. 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 X. 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

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