Rehabilitation After Traumatic Brain Injury - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323544566

Rehabilitation After Traumatic Brain Injury

1st Edition

Authors: Blessen Eapen David Cifu
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323544566
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 15th March 2018
Page Count: 350
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Description

Covering the full spectrum of rehabilitation after traumatic brain injury, this practical reference by Drs. Blessen C. Eapen and David X. Cifu presents best practices and considerations for numerous patient populations and their unique needs. In an easy-to-read, concise format, it covers the key information you need to guide your treatment plans and help patients relearn critical life skills and regain their independence.

Key Features

  • Covers neuroimaging, neurosurgical and critical care management, management of associated complications after TBI, pharmacotherapy, pain management, sports concussion, assistive technologies, and preparing patients for community reintegration.
  • Discusses special populations, including pediatric, geriatric, and military and veteran patients.
  • Consolidates today’s available information and guidance in this challenging and diverse area into one convenient resource.

Table of Contents

Rehabilitation After Traumatic Brain Injury, 1e

  1. Acute Management of TBI (Editor Note: Neurosurgical & Critical Care Management)
  2. Defintion, Severity Classifcation, Epi, and Pathophys Levels of Rehab Care (Editor Note: including IDT, MDT)
  3. Management of Complications after TBI (Editor Note: Spasticity, DVT, Autonomic Dysfunction, Neuroendocrine, HO,GI Nutriotional issues)
  4. Neurological Disorders (Editor Note: including Hydrocephalus, Post traumatic Seizures, Cranial N d/o, Movement Disorders, Neurosensory Changes)
  5. Assessment and Management of Military & Veteran TBI
  6. Assessment and Management of Sports Concussion
  7. Neuropsychiatric Sequale (Editor Note: including Post-Traumatic Agitation)
  8. Pharmacotherapy in Rehabilitation of TBI
  9. Post Traumatic Pain Management
  10. Neuroimaging
  11. Disorders of Consciousness
  12. Cognitive Rehabilitation (Editor Note: through the continuum of care)
  13. Prognosis, Outcome Measures, and Prevention
  14. Pediatric TBI
  15. Geriatric TBI
  16. Neuroprosthetics (Editor Note: including Assistive Technology, Augmentative Communication Device, Mobility)
  17. Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy
  18. Anoxic Brain Injury
  19. Community Reintegration (Editor Note: including Educational,Vocational,Driving)

 

Details

No. of pages:
350
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2019
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
Hardcover ISBN:
9780323544566

About the Author

Blessen Eapen

Affiliations and Expertise

Medical Director of Polytrauma Transitional Rehabilitation Program, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, Division of Polytrauma/ PMΡ Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, San Antonio, Texas

David Cifu

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