More Details about Management of Adults With Traumatic Brain Injury

General Information  
Author(s)David B Arciniegas and Rodney D Vanderploeg and Michael S Jaffee and Nathan D Zasler
PublisherAmerican Psychiatric Association Publishing
ISBN9781585624041
Pages587
BindingSoftbound
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearMay 2013

Description

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a public health issue of worldwide proportions, affecting motorists, victims of interpersonal violence, athletes, military service members, and Veterans, among others. Management of Adults with Traumatic Brain Injury provides evidence-informed guidance on the core topics in brain injury medicine, including the epidemiology and pathophysiology of TBI, the medical evaluation and neuropsychological assessment of persons with TBI, and the common cognitive, emotional, behavioral, and other neurological disturbances for which persons with TBI and their families seek clinical care. The volume offers many useful features to its readers, including: Chapters written by an internationally known group of editors and contributors offering cutting-edge, multidisciplinary perspectives in brain injury medicine. Guidance on the identification and management of early