Traumatic Brain Injury: Defining Best Practice , An Issue of Psychiatric Clinics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781437724929

Traumatic Brain Injury: Defining Best Practice , An Issue of Psychiatric Clinics, Volume 33-4

1st Edition

Authors: Silvana Riggio Andy Jagoda
Hardcover ISBN: 9781437724929
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 9th December 2010

Description

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a common injury, with an increasing number of patients presenting after military combat overseas.  With greater frequency, psychiatrists are being asked to treat the psychiatric sequelae of TBI.  This issue brings together neurologists and psychiatrists to examine TBI from every angle.  Among the many topics discussed are pathophysiology of TBI; blast injury and the brain; mild TBI: acute diagnosis and management; neuroimaging in TBI; neuropsycological assessment of frontal lobe injury; role of neurofeedback in TBI; neurobehavioral sequelae of TBI; TBI and the war in Iraq; neurorehavilitation; role and impact of cognitive rehabilitation; personalized medicine in asymptomatic TBI; medical legal issues and TBI.


Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Hardcover ISBN:
9781437724929

About the Authors

Silvana Riggio Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY

Andy Jagoda Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Mount Sinai School of Medicine