Key Features

  • The complete management of patients with head and neck trauma, from the accident scene through to rehabilitation
  • Safe, practical tips to assist the non-neurosurgeon in managing head injuries and preventing secondary brain injury—a major concern for emergency and pre-hospital medical personnel
  • All aspects of neck trauma covered, including the management of cervical spine injury
  • Detailed discussion of topics such as the classification of brain injury, concussion in sport, head injuries in children and the elderly, penetrating head injuries and the prognosis of head injury
  • The operative surgery of head and neck trauma outlined for the non-surgeon
  • Contributions from a wide range of specialists, both from Australia and overseas
  • Integration of neurosurgery with ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgery, maxillofacial surgery, ophthalmology and spinal orthopaedics
  • Basic principles of relevant anatomy and pathophysiology, each covered in a separate chapter

Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Electronic ISBN:
9780729579568
Electronic ISBN:
9780729583053

About the author

Jeffrey Rosenfeld

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Head, Department of Surgery, Monash University, Central Clinical School Director, Department of Neurosurgery The Alfred Centre