Motor Vehicle Collisions: Medical, Psychosocial, and Legal Consequences - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080450483, 9780080560557

Motor Vehicle Collisions: Medical, Psychosocial, and Legal Consequences

1st Edition

Editors: Melanie Duckworth Tony Iezzi William O'Donohue
eBook ISBN: 9780080560557
Hardcover ISBN: 9780080450483
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 21st May 2008
Page Count: 592
Tax/VAT will be calculated at check-out
30% off
30% off
30% off
30% off
30% off
20% off
20% off
30% off
30% off
30% off
30% off
30% off
20% off
20% off
30% off
30% off
30% off
30% off
30% off
20% off
20% off
30% off
30% off
30% off
30% off
30% off
20% off
20% off
111.00
77.70
77.70
77.70
77.70
77.70
88.80
88.80
89.00
62.30
62.30
62.30
62.30
62.30
71.20
71.20
136.00
95.20
95.20
95.20
95.20
95.20
108.80
108.80
147.00
102.90
102.90
102.90
102.90
102.90
117.60
117.60
Unavailable
DRM-Free

Easy - Download and start reading immediately. There’s no activation process to access eBooks; all eBooks are fully searchable, and enabled for copying, pasting, and printing.

Flexible - Read on multiple operating systems and devices. Easily read eBooks on smart phones, computers, or any eBook readers, including Kindle.

Open - Buy once, receive and download all available eBook formats, including PDF, EPUB, and Mobi (for Kindle).

Institutional Access

Secure Checkout

Personal information is secured with SSL technology.

Free Shipping

Free global shipping
No minimum order.

Description

Motor Vehicle Collisions: Medical, Psychosocial, and Legal Consequences is a comprehensive review of the motor vehicle collision (MVC) experience and includes chapters relevant to the assessment and treatment of multiple consequences of MVC involvement, including medical, psychosocial, and legal difficulties. The book is designed to be accessible to both clinicians and researchers interested in the study of MVCs and in the management of MVC-related problems.

The aim of this book is to capture the MVC experience from a multidisciplinary perspective, This book will serve as a necessary reference for physicians, rehabilitation specialists, allied medical professionals, psychologists, and lawyers.

Key Features

  • Presents the complete chronology of an MVC from immediate aftermath to chronic disability
  • Details evidence-based assessment and treatment practices across disciplines
  • Addresses cultural factors that influence assessment and treatment of MVC sufferers

Readership

Clinicians and researchers interested in the study of motor vehicle collisions and in the management of related problems. Physicians, rehabilitation specialists, allied medical professionals, psychologists, psychiatrists and lawyers who have experience with motor vehicle collisions.

Table of Contents

Section I The Scope and Significance of Motor Vehicle Collisions

  1. Introduction to Motor Vehicle Collisions: Medical, Psychosocial, and Legal Consequences Melanie P. Duckworth, Tony Iezzi, William T. O’Donohue
  2. The Prevalence and Impact of Motor Vehicle Collisions Ted Miller
  3. Predictors of Motor Vehicle Collisions Graham Hole

Section II Managing the Immediate Motor Vehicle Collision Aftermath

  1. Assessment of Acute Pain, Physical Injury, and Disability Consequent to Motor Vehicle Collisions Murray Girotti and Neil Parry
  2. Treatment of Acute Pain, Physical Injury, and Disability Consequent to Motor Vehicle Collisions David B. Hoyt
  3. Emergency Room Trauma: The Immediate Aftermath of Motor Vehicle Collisions Therese S. Richmond
  4. Acute Stress Disorder Consequent to Motor Vehicle Collisions Richard A. Bryant

Section III Managing the Consequences of Motor Vehicle Collisions in the Primary Care Setting

  1. Normalizing Experiences of Acute Pain and Injury-Related Impairment Keith Sequeira
  2. Normalizing Emotional Distress Michael Lewandowski
  3. Managing Primary Care Costs: Medical and Psychological Cost-Offset William T. O’Donohue

Section IV Chronic Physical and Psychological Consequences of Motor Vehicle Collisions

  1. Assessment of Patients with Whiplash Associated Disorders Dennis Turk and James Robinson
  2. Treatment of Chronic Pain Consequent to Motor Vehicle Collisions Robert J. Gatchel
  3. Neuropathology and Severity of Traumatic Brain Injury Consequent to a Motor Vehicle Collisions H. Julia Hannay
  4. Cognitive Impairment Consequent to Motor Vehicle Collisions Grant Iverson
  5. Psychological Conditions Associated with Motor Vehicle Collisions Meaghan O’Donnell and Mark Creamer
  6. Assessment of PTSD Consequent to Motor Vehicle Collisions Melanie P. Duckworth
  7. Treatment of PTSD Consequent to Motor Vehicle Collisions Edward J. Hickling and Eric Kuhn
  8. Driving Phobia Associated with Motor Vehicle Collisions Joanne Taylor

Section V Medical-Legal Issues Associated with Motor Vehicle Collisions

  1. Medical-Legal Issues: A Legal Perspective Stephen Schenke
  2. Medical-Legal Issues: A Medical Perspective Nathan D. Zasler and Michael F. Martelli
  3. Medical-Legal Issues: A Psychological Perspective Tony Iezzi
  4. Medical-Legal. Issues: A Patient’s Perspective Melanie P. Duckworth and Tony Iezzi

Section VI Summary, Conclusions, and Future Directions

  1. Current Status and Future Directions in the Study of Motor Vehicle Collisions and the Associated Medical, Psychosocial, and Legal Consequences Tony Iezzi, Melanie P. Duckworth, and William T. O’Donohue

Details

No. of pages:
592
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080560557
Hardcover ISBN:
9780080450483

About the Editor

Melanie Duckworth

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Nevada, Reno, USA

Tony Iezzi

Affiliations and Expertise

London Health Sciences Center, Ontario, Canada

William O'Donohue

William O'Donohue is the Nicholas Cummings Professor of Organized Behavioral Healthcare at the University of Nevada, Reno. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry and Philosophy. He has authored over 100 articles and chapters and co-edited more than 15 books.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Nevada, Reno, USA

Reviews

"Motor Vehicle Collisions by Duckworth, Iezzi, and O’Donohue (2008) is an excellent book that deserves to be studied by all students and workers in the field, whether in psychology or a related mental health profession." --Psychol. Inj. and Law (2009) 2:89–92