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Brain Injury Medicine, 2nd Edition
Zasler, Katz, Zafonte, Arciniegas, Bullock, Kreutzer
Demos Medical
232,00 €
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Brain Injury Medicine is a clear and comprehensive guide to all aspects of the management of traumatic brain injury-from early diagnosis and evaluation through the post-acute period and rehabilitation. An essential reference for physicians and other health care professionals who work with patients with brain injury, the book focuses on assessment and treatment of the wider variety of clinical problems these patients face and addresses many associated concerns such as epidemiology, ethical issues, legal issues, and life-care planning. Written by over 190 acknowledged leaders, the text covers the full spectrum of the practice of brain injury medicine including principles of neural recovery, neuroimaging and neurodiagnostic testing, prognosis and outcome, acute care, rehabilitation, treatment of specific populations, neurologic and other medical problems following injury, cognitive and behavioral problems, post-trauma pain disorders, pharmacologic and alternative treatments, and community reentry and productivity.

Brain Injury Medicine, 2nd Edition Features:

  • The acknowledged gold standard reference-brings together knowledge, experience, and evidence-based medicine
  • Comprehensive and current-completely revised, updated, and expanded to include emerging topics and the latest clinical and research advances
  • Multi-disciplinary focus-expert authorship from a wide range of specialties promotes a holistic team approach to a complex, many-faceted condition
  • Covers the entire continuum of care from early diagnosis and assessment through acute management, rehabilitation, associated medical and quality of life issues, and functional outcomes

New to the Second Edition:

  • Three new Associate Editors from related disciplines provide added expertise
  • Five new sections: acute rehabilitative care, pediatric TBI, special senses, autonomic and other organ system problems, post-trauma pain disorders
  • 25 new chapters running the gamut from health policy to biomechanics, to military TBI to pediatric issues and more
  • Print + Digital Access: Purchase price includes enhanced e-book containing the complete and fully searchable text plus additional digital-only content

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"I recommend this book very highly to anyone in our discipline looking for a state-of-the-art summary of all the many dimensions to one of our most troubling public health problems. In the course of almost four decades in the mind/brain sciences, I have reviewed easily a dozen or more of these massive textbook compilations on various subjects in the neurosciences and I would have to place this volume at the top, as one of the very best on any subject. It took real courage from the editors and the publishers to bear the risks and challenges of creating this large a volume, to say nothing of the hard work and effort. Bravo to the editors and the many contributors for this absolutely first rate compilation!" - Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, July 2013


Praise for the First Edition

"I recommend this book very highly to anyone in our discipline looking for a state-of-the-art summary of all the many dimensions to one of our most troubling public health problems. In the course of almost four decades in the mind/brain sciences, I have reviewed easily a dozen or more of these massive textbook compilations on various subjects in the neurosciences and I would have to place this volume at the top, as one of the very best on any subject. It took real courage from the editors and the publishers to bear the risks and challenges of creating this large a volume, to say nothing of the hard work and effort. Bravo to the editors and the many contributors for this absolutely first rate compilation!" - Douglas F. Watt, PhD, Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, July 2013

"...A 'go-to' reference for any clinician treating individuals with brain injury... The editors have assembled a single resource for physiatrists, neurologists, psychiatrists, therapists, nurses, psychologists, and other medical specialists, as well as for legal professionals and patient advocates. A medical condition of this magnitude and scope requires the thoughtful and wide-ranging coverage this text provides. It will quickly become the authoritative desk reference sought by clinicians practicing brain injury medicine."-The New England Journal of Medicine

"Brain Injury Medicine is clearly a 'go-to' textbook that belongs on the shelves of brain injury professionals across the board- physicians, psychologists, therapists, and treatments specialists. It contains a depth and breadth of information on the science of brain injury and the state of the art in treating individuals. The editors and chapter authors of this excellent textbook deserve to be complimented for their expertise and commitment to helping professionals expand their knowledge of brain injury treatment, research, and service delivery."-Brain Injury Professional

"A much-needed and welcome addition to the brain injury medical literature... an excellent comprehensive clearinghouse for state-of-the-art knowledge in brain injury medicine today... Anyone caring for brain-injured patients would do well to obtain this book for use as a go-to reference, a teaching tool, and for assistance with the many medical and rehabilitation management issues which face this patient population and the clinicians who care for them."-Doody's Reviews


Part I: PERSPECTIVES ON REHABILITATIVE CARE AND RESEARCH: 1. Clinical Continuum of Care and Natural History, Douglas I. Katz, Nathan D. Zasler, and Ross D. Zafonte; 2. History of Acute Care and Rehabilitation of Head Injury, Graham Teasdale and George Zitnay; 3. Health Policy: U.S. and International Perspectives, Jean E. Bérubé; and Lynne Turner-Stokes; 4. International Systems of Care and Research Agendas, Olli Tenuvuo, M. Ross Bullock, and Ross D. Zafonte; 5. Education, Training, and Certification for Health Care Providers, Margaret A. Turk, Dominic A. Carone, and Joanne Scandale; 6. Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities Accreditation for Brain Injury Programs, Christine M. MacDonell; 7. Conducting Research in Traumatic Brain Injury: Current Concept and Issues, Amy K. Wagner; 8. Epidemiology and Public Health Issues, Victor G. Coronado, Lisa C. McGuire, Mark Faul, David E. Sugerman, and William S. Pearson; 9. Primary Prevention, Lee M. Kneer and Elie P. Elovic; Part II: BIOMECHANICS, PATHOPHYSIOLOGY, AND NEURAL RECOVERY: 10. Biomechanics, David C. Viano; 11. Pathobiology of Primary Traumatic Brain Injury, Shoji Yokobori and M. Ross Bullock; 12. Pathobiology of Secondary Brain Injury, Patrick M. Kochanek, Robert S.B. Clark, and Larry W. Jenkins; 13. Concepts of Nervous System Plasticity and Their Implications for Recovery After Brain Damage, Donald G. Stein; 14. Experimental Therapeutic Approaches for Traumatic Brain Injury, Anthony E. Kline, Jeffrey P. Cheng, and C. Edward Dixon; Part III: NEUROIMAGING AND NEURODIAGNOSTIC TESTING: 15. Structural Neuroimaging, Esther L. Yuh and Alisa D. Gean; 16. Functional Neuroimaging, Joseph H. Ricker, Patricia M. Arenth, and Amy K. Wagner; 17. Electrophysiologic Techniques, Marine Vernet, Shahid Bashir, Syed Faaiz Enam, Hatice Kumru, and Alvaro Pascual-Leone; Part IV: PROGNOSIS AND OUTCOME: 18. Prognosis: A Practical, Evidence-Based Approach, Sunil Kothari and Craig DiTommaso; 19. Neuroimaging Correlates of Functional Outcome, Erin D. Bigler and William L. Maxwell; 20. Functional Assessment in Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation, Marcel P.J.M. Dijkers and Brian D. Greenwald; 21. Life Expectancy and Wellness, Cynthia L. Harrison-Felix, Lenore A. Hawley, Allen W. Brown, and Michael J. DeVivo; Part V: ACUTE CARE: 22. Prehospital Assessment and Care, Holly E. Hinson and Geoffrey S.F. Ling; 23. Critical Care, Samson Sujit Kumar Gaddam and Claudia S. Robertson; 24. The Surgical Management of Traumatic Brain Injury, Peter S. Amenta and Jack I. Jallo; 25. Development of Acute Care Guidelines and Effect on Outcome, Jose J. Sanchez, David E. Kahn, and M. Ross Bullock; 26. Acute Rehabilitation, Cindy B. Ivanhoe; 27. Neurorehabilitation Nursing, Mary Goonan, Melinda Kahn, and Harriet Straus; Part VI: SPECIAL TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY POPULATIONS: 28. The Older Adult, Jaime Levine and Steven R. Flanagan; 29. Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, Grant L. Iverson, Rael T. Lange, Michael Gaetz, and Nathan D. Zasler; 30. Conceptualizing Outcome From Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, Grant L. Iverson, Noah Silverberg, Rael T. Lange, and Nathan D. Zasler; 31. Sports-Related Concussion, Michael W. Collins, Grant L. Iverson, William P. Meehan III, Michael Gaetz, and Mark L. Lovell; 32. Assessment and Management of Individuals With Disorders of Consciousness, Joseph T. Giacino, Douglas I. Katz, Kent Garber, and Nicholas Schiff; 33. Military Traumatic Brain Injury: Special Considerations, Kimberly S. Meyer, Michael S. Jaffee, and Jamie Grimes; Part VII: PEDIATRIC TBI: 34. Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury: Special Considerations, Brad G. Kurowski, Linda Michaud, Lynn Babcock, and Tara Rhine; 35. Pediatric Neurocritical Care: Special Considerations, Kristin Guilliams, Andranik Madikians, Jose Pineda, and Christopher C. Giza; 36. Pediatric Neuropsychological Issues and Cognitive Rehabilitation, Bradford Ross and Peter Patrick; 37. Educational Issues and School Reentry for Students With Traumatic Brain Injury, Ann Glang, Debbie Ettel, Janet Siantz Tyler; and Bonnie Todis 38. Family Assessment and Intervention, Caron Gan, Roberta DePompei, and Marilyn Lash; Part VIII: NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS: 39. Post-Traumatic Seizures and Epilepsy, Stuart A. Yablon and Alan R. Towne; 40. Movement Disorders, Joachim K. Krauss and Joseph Jankovic; 41. Cranial Nerve Disorders, Flora M. Hammond and Todd Masel; 42. Fatigue: Assessment and Treatment, Michael Henrie and Elie P. Elovic; 43. Sleep Disturbance, Marie-Christine Ouellet, Simon Beaulieu-Bonneau, and Charles M. Morin; 44. Diagnosis and Management of Late Intracranial Complications, David F. Long; Part IX: SPECIAL SENSES: 45. Evaluating and Treating Visual Dysfunction, William V. Padula, Eric Singman, Vincent Vicci, Raquel Munitz, and W. Michael Magrun; 46. Audiological Impairment, Daniel H. Coelho and Michael Hoffer; 47. Balance and Dizziness, Neil T. Shepard, Jaynee A. Handelsman, and Richard A. Clendaniel; 48. Smell and Taste, Richard M. Costanzo, Evan R. Reiter, and Joshua C. Yelverton; Part X: MOTOR AND MUSCULOSKELTAL PROBLEMS: 49. Complications Associated With Immobility, Kathleen R. Bell and Christian N. Shenouda; 50. Managing Upper Motoneuron Muscle Overactivity, Nathaniel H. Mayer and Alberto Esquenazi; 51. Neuro-Orthopedics, Harish Hosalkar, Nirav K. Pandya, Keith Baldwin, and Mary Ann Keenan; Part XI: AUTONOMIC AND OTHER ORGAN SYSTEM PROBEMS: 52. Autonomic Dysfunction, Ian J. Baguley and Melissa T. Nott; 53. Neuroendocrine Dysfunction After Traumatic Brain Injury, Brent E. Masel; 54. Gastrointestinal and Nutritional Issues, Donald F. Kirby, Linda Creasey, and Keely R. Parisian; 55. Sexuality and Intimacy Following Traumatic Brain Injury, M. Elizabeth Sandel, Richard Delmonico, and Mary Jean Kotch; Part XII: POST-TRAUMA PAIN DISORDERS: 56. Post-Traumatic Headache, Lawrence J. Horn, Benjamin Siebert, Neil Patel, and Nathan D. Zasler; 57. Post-Traumatic Pain Disorders: Medical Assessment and Management, Nathan D. Zasler, Michael F. Martelli, Keith Nicholson, and Lawrence J. Horn; 58. Psychological Assessment and Management of Post-Traumatic Pain, Michael F. Martelli, Keith Nicholson and Nathan D. Zasler; Part XIII: COGNITIVE PROBLEMS: 59. Cognitive Impairments, Paul J. Eslinger, Guiseppe Zappalà, Freeman Chakara, and Anna M. Barrett; 60. Neuropsychological Assessment and Treatment Plans, Nancy Hsu, Emilie E. Godwin, Kathryn Wilder Schaaf, Stephen W. Smith, Laura A. Taylor, and Jeffrey S. Kreutzer; 61. Cognitive Rehabilitation, Keith D. Cicerone; Part XIV: BEHAVIORAL IMPAIRMENTS: 62. Emotional and Behavioral Sequelae, Thomas W. McAllister; 63. Principles of Behavioral Analysis and Modifications, Robert L. Karol; 64. Psychological Interventions for Emotional and Behavioral Problems, Jennie Ponsford and Ming-Yun Hsieh; Part XV: SPEECH, LANGUAGE, AND SWALLOWING PROBLEMS: 65. Assessment and Treatment of Speech and Language Disorders, Bruce E. Murdoch, Fiona M. Lewis, and Christina Knuepffer; 66. Evaluation and Treatment of Swallowing Problems, Jeri A. Logemann; 67. Cognitive-Communication Deficits, Carl A. Coelho; Part XVI: FUNCTIONAL MOBILITY AND ADL'S: 68. Neuroscientific Basis for Occupational and Physical Therapy Interventions, Randolph J. Nudo and Numa Dancause; 69. Movement Rehabilitation, Katherine J. Sullivan and Karen McCulloch; 70. Therapy for Activities of Daily Living: Theoretical and Practical Perspectives, Joan Toglia and Kathleen Golisz; 71. Assistive Technology for People With Traumatic Brain Injuries, Rory A. Cooper, Michael McCue, Richard M. Schein, Rosemarie Cooper, Michelle L. Sporner, Matthew B. Dodson, Amanda M. Reinsfelder, Arthur F. Yeager, Andrew Jinks, Edmund LoPresti, Laura McClure, Hongwu Wang, Jennifer L. Collinger, Shivayogi Hiremath, Dan Ding, and Allen Lewis; Part XVII: NEUROPHARMACOLOGY, NEUROTECHNOLOGY, AND ALTERNATIVE TREATMENT: 72. Neuropharmacology : A Rehabilitation Perspective, Jay M. Meythaler and Ross D. Zafonte; 73. Pharmacotherapy of Cognitive Impairment, David B. Arciniegas and Jonathan M. Silver; 74. Pharmacotherapy of Neuropsychiatric Disturbances, David B. Arciniegas and Jonathan M. Silver; 75. Neurotechnology in Traumatic Brain Injury Neurorehabilitation, Paolo Bonato; 76. Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Jacinta McElligott, Felise S. Zollman, and Sunil Kothari; Part XVIII: PSYCHOSOCIAL FUNCTIONING, COMMUNITY RE-ENTRY AND PRODUCTIVITY: 77. Post- hospital Rehabilitation, James F. Malec; 78. Driving After Traumatic Brain Injury, Megan H. W. Preece, Carolyn A. Unsworth, and Morris Odell; 79. Substance Misuse, John D. Corrigan and W. Jerry Mysiw; 80. Family Assessment and Intervention, Emilie E. Godwin, Kathie Wilder Schaaf, and Jeffrey S. Kreutzer; 81. Return to Work Following Traumatic Brain Injury, Michael D. West, Pamela S. Targett, Satoko Y. Crockatt, and Paul H. Wehman; 82. Lifelong and Therapeutic Recreation and Leisure, Anne M. Fenech, and Kelly L. Shaw Fisher; Part XIX: MEDICOLEGAL AND ETHICAL ISS UES: 83. Medical Ethics Issues, John D. Banja and Joseph J. Fins; 84. Clinicolegal Issues, Arthur Ameis, Nathan D. Zasler, Michael F. Martelli, and Shane S. Bush; 85. Assessing and Addressing Response Bias, Michael F. Martelli, Keith Nicholson, Nathan D. Zasler, and Mark C. Bender; 86. Life Care Planning: Clinical and Forensic Issues, Roger O. Weed and Debra E. Berens e-Book Chapter with videos: Techniques for Managing Physical Agitation in the Patient with Brain Injury, Kritis Dasgupta


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