Description

Neurotrauma is the leading cause of death and disability in young adults, and the incidence in older patients is increasing. Neurotrauma is also a field in medicine with one of the highest unmet needs. Concentrated, focused and multidisciplinary efforts are required to combat this important disease. Exciting findings from basic research open opportunities for improving treatment results. This volume presents a unique and comprehensive overview of the latest findings and insights on translational research in neurotrauma. This book should be a must for any TBI or SCI researcher interested in translating their work to the clinic, as well as to clinicians interested in the latest research findings which could provide novel treatment strategies for their patients.

Key Features

Integrates results from research on traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury, bridging basic science and clinical research Includes contributions from a worldwide panel of leading researchers and clinicians in the fields of TBI and SCI

Readership

Neuroscientists, neurobiologists, neurosurgeons, neuropathologists, neurologists, intensive care physicians.

Details

No. of pages:
460
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
Print ISBN:
9780444530172
Electronic ISBN:
9780080548876

About the editors

John Weber

Affiliations and Expertise

Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. Johns, Canada